LIB1201Reasearchand documentation for the information age

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LIB1201Reasearchand documentation for the information age
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Professor(s)
Department
Library
Course Code
LIB1201
Semester / Year
Spring 2016
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.