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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Library Studies (L ST)

L ST 083S The Twenty-First Century Researcher (1) Students learn to use technology and Libraries resources to access and cite relevant information into academic research projects.

L ST 083S The Twenty-First Century Researcher (1)

This course will equip students with research skills for academic success at Penn State. The class will investigate the Libraries' physical facility and scholarly, academic online resources as a single, holistic learning lab, and engage students by providing hands-on experience in how to conduct research across the disciplines and in all formats. Students will develop and use several cutting-edge communications tools, including blogs, podcasts, and personal portals. By the end of the course, students will be able to create and conduct research projects, and integrate their findings into outstanding papers and presentations in a variety of media.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2009

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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