Library & Information Studies (LIS)

LIS 001  An Introduction to Basic Research Skills   Units: 2

This course presents an introduction to the basic concepts and tools used in information research. Emphasis is placed on how to develop a research topic and how to locate, evaluate, use and cite relevant information. Students learn to develop strategies for finding relevant research information in print (such as reference books, indexes and monographs) and electronic resources including catalogs, databases and the web.
Lecture Hours: 36         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: No
Grading: Student Option
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CIS 005 & RDG 051
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: CSU/UC                 Degree Applicable: AA/AS
COD GE: C4b                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None