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Introduction to Academic Research

Academic Research and the Intersection with Information Literacy

Students can use several aspects of information literacy whenever they are participating in classes, classwork and research. These include but are not limited to working on their critical thinking skills, honing the research process, thinking about how to ethically interact with information and the scholastic conversation, and seeking to improve their study skills. 

Lib 1000, Introduction to Academic Research, Woman reading book in library, Book Shelves, Livermore Library Logo

Mary Livermore Library wants to offer you the opportunity to improve your research skills while fulfilling your GE requirements. The library is offering in-person and online sections of LIB 1000, Introduction to Academic Research. In addition, there is an online session that fulfills the ICC graduation requirement.

What will you learn?

  • Learn to apply critical thinking skills!
  • Implement practical research skills!
  • Understand ethical and legal uses of information!
  • Recognize and demonstrate good study habits and organization methods!