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Information Literacy (LBRY)

USP Codes are listed in brackets by the 2003 USP code followed by the 2015 USP code (i.e. [QB<>Q]).

3010. Research from a Distance. 1. [L<>{none}] Students locate, evaluate, and synthesize free and fee-based information resources used in academic and work environments, with a special focus on accessing information remotely. Course assignments are customized to student's academic major and career goals. Students discuss ethical and legal issues surrounding information use. Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 or equivalent, junior standing. 

3020. Research as Social Capital. 3. [L<>COM2] Prepares students to be critical thinkers and interdisciplinary researchers. Skills and habits of mind taught will enable students to locate, interact with, and present information in a service-learning framework and around the class theme of social capital, preparing them for university-level research and life after graduation. Prerequisite: Successful completion of a COM1 course or equivalent.

5600. Research Data Management. 3. A general approach to research data management for graduate students and researchers. Topics include: the case for data management, data management planning, meeting grant requirements, formatting and organizing, storing and transferring, legal and ethical issues, strategies for research teams, sharing data, and publishing, citing, and rights to research data. Cross listed with GRAD/ES 5600. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

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