7:30AM - 4:30PM
Location: Sims, Rm. 345
Phone: (985) 549-3970
Library Science 102:
Introduction to Information Research
Library Science 102: Introduction to Information Research is a course designed to teach the information research process. Methods for locating and evaluating sources and the creation of effective search strategies are discussed and practiced. Required exercises and assignments reinforce the course content. The course is open to all students and currently over half of the majors require Library Science 102 in the curriculum.
Sims Memorial Library offers Library Science 102 online during some semesters. For more information on our online class, please contact the Head of Reference Beth Stahr. For a complete list of Southeastern Internet course offerings, see: http://www.selu.edu/acad_research/programs/es/.
Departmental Credit Exam:
For information on the LS102 Departmental Credit Exam see: http://www.selu.edu/library/directory/ls102/exam/index.html
- Students will understand the organization, tools and vocabulary of an academic library
- Students will utilize databases to find and retrieve information
- Students will identify relevant sources using critical thinking skills
- Students will create a bibliography of relevant sources
- Students will understand the need for developing life-long learning skills
- Students will apply the above learned skills in other college classes
LS102 is taught in two computer-equipped classrooms in Sims Library. Most sections of Library Science 102 are scheduled in Sims room 355. Additional sections are taught in Sims room 474.
There is no textbook required for the course. Instead students will be required to read the content found on the course materials web site.
Office: Sims Library, Rm. 344
Office Phone: (985) 549-2290
Office: Sims Library, Rm. 229
Office Phone: (985) 549-3952
Office: Sims Library, Rm. 131
Office Phone: (985) 549-3898
Office: Sims Library, Rm. 130
Office Phone: (985) 549-3965
Office: Sims Library, Rm. 132
Office Phone: (985) 549-5056
Mary Lou Strong
Office: Sims Library, Rm. 231
Office Phone: (985) 549-5055
Office: Sims Library, Rm. 232
Office Phone: (985) 549-5935
Check the Schedule of Classes for current course offerings.
Questions about this course may be emailed to Beth Stahr or call the Head of Reference at (985) 549-5056.