Take the Bite out of Research! LIS 186 CRN 4818 is Open!

Take the Bite out of Research! LIS 186 CRN 4818 is Open!

LIS 186: Academic Workshop: Research and Information Literacy Skills is a 2-credit course offered this Winter term on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30-1:20. The course emphasizes basic methods, purposes, and strategies of academic research and information literacy that support University Seminar and other classes.

Whether you are a novice researcher or a seasoned veteran, LIS 186 focuses on a personal journey to advance and improve your abilities. Library faculty Melissa Anderson and Dale Vidmar will utilize a hands-on computer classroom environment to demonstrate and help students practice the effective use of library databases and a wide variety of other resources. Topics covered will include crafting in-text citations, digital tools for organizing and managing information, constructing bibliographies, producing reference lists, and utilizing critical thinking skills to evaluate information sources for appropriateness and credibility.

Don’t get chewed up by the demands of research! Enroll in LIS 186 and begin the path to better thinking, better papers, and better grades.

For more information, email andersm18@sou.edu or vidmar@sou.edu.