About LIB300

Library 300 is a three-credit course which provides students with an understanding of advanced library research skills, along with critical thinking and evaluation skills. It enables students to apply this knowledge in selecting and using appropriate print and electronic sources to conduct specialized research. Library 300 is recommended for upper level students and students planning to pursue graduate studies.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course you will be able to:
  • Determine the nature and extent of information needed.
  • Access needed information effectively and efficiently.
  • Evaluate information and its sources critically.
  • Incorporate selected information into one’s  knowledge base or value system.
  • Use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose.
  • Understand the ethical, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information, and access and use information ethically and legally.
  • Apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
  • Make effective use of the library’s services and resources, and understand the value of the library as a resource for lifelong learning.
Class Meetings

LIB 300 will either meet in class or online. Check with the instructor and also look in the online course information at Buffalo State. It will advise you on what type of class is being run.

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