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Library Resources 101 (LRES 101)

Course Catalog Description

LRES 101. Information Literacy Skills for College-Level Research (1 cr, pass/fail)

Introduction to the Library's resources and development of information literacy skills through innovative methods designed to support college-level research and lifelong learning.


Spring 2014

Section 1

Day(s): Wednesday
Time: 10:00–10:50 a.m.
Location: LRC 316*
Instructor: Jennifer Huffman
Office: LRC 211
Phone: 346-2371
Syllabus: View Syllabus

Section 2 (8 week session — Mar. 24–May 16)

Day(s): Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 11:00–11:50 a.m.
Location: LRC 316*
Instructor: Mindy King
Office: LRC 305A
Phone: 346-2321
Syllabus: View Syllabus

Section 3

Day(s): Tuesday
Time: 1:00–1:50 p.m.
Location: LRC 316*
Instructor: Melissa Engleman
Office: LRC 305B
Phone: 346-4748
Syllabus: View Syllabus

* This class moves to different locations throughout the semester. Please consult your syllabus or check the syllabus posted on the instructor's office door.

Ground Rules


This course is pass-fail. Attendance is mandatory. To pass this class, students must attend all classes and satisfactorily complete all assignments. Unless otherwise instructed, assignments must be handed in on paper and in person. In the event of a true emergency, it is your responsibility to contact the instructor for arrangements. ALL missed classes must be made up by the student during the instructor's office hours (see above); the student must satisfactorily complete the regular assignment; and the student must satisfactorily complete an additional make-up assignment.

Any student with perfect attendance (not counting made-up sessions) and 100% satisfactory and timely completion of all assignments will be exempt from taking the final exam.


You are not required to purchase any materials for this course.


Students are responsible for reading and understanding the University's policies on Academic Misconduct in the University Handbook (click here for Chp. 9: Policies & Documents, Sec. 1: Communal Rights & Responsibilities, p. 1-9 - specifically p. 8 under Classroom heading, bullet point 5). Please also visit the Library's guide on Plagiarism available through the Virtual Reference Desk.


For a general schedule of the activities and assignments that will be covered in LR101, click here: Example Syllabus.