LIB 1201 MW Spring 2019 – Research and Documentation in the Information Age

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LIB 1201 MW Spring 2019 - Research and Documentation in the Information Age
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Professor(s)
Department
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Course Code
LIB 1201
Semester / Year
Spring 2019
Course Description

This course explores research and documentation for all media formats including text, images, sound, and multimedia. Students will explore information issues, especially in terms of their relevance today: how information is produced and organized in both traditional and emerging media, how information access is affected by political, economic and cultural factors, and the ethics of information use. Students will also acquire the practical skills of locating information sources in a variety of media and formats, critical evaluation of sources, and documentation and citation of traditional and emerging media and technologies. Students will apply what they learn to create and present research and documentation projects.