LIB 160: Information Literacy


Iowa State University Library Instruction Services


The purpose of Library 160 is to introduce students to the use of academic research libraries, available library services, and online information resources, with an emphasis on information literacy and the research process. In this course, you will learn how scholarly information is produced, organized, and accessed; how to construct and use effective search strategies in a variety of web tools and scholarly databases; how to choose finding tools appropriate to the type of information you need; critical thinking skills in the evaluation of resources; and best practices in the ethical use of information.

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August 26, 2019