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Library Courses For-Credit

GM 610 Information & Research: Resources, Strategies, Issues (1 cr.)

Course Description:
This course introduces electronic databases, the internet, and print materials relevant to the research process and how to use them. It examines how to evaluate information retrieved from those resources and how to integrate that information into various research projects. How information is created and transformed through social, political, economic, and cultural forces is discussed. This course also explores the legal and ethical issues surrounding the use of information in personal, professional, and academic life.

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EL 651 Educational Information Literacy (1 cr.)

Course Description:
This course is designed for Saint Mary's University students enrolled in education-related graduate programs. Topics covered include structured, efficient research strategies; print and electronic information sources; information and source evaluation; and intellectual freedom, copyright, and plagiarism.

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