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Library Credit Course

Information Services librarians teach numerous for-credit courses each semester.

LIR 1011: Intro to Using Electronic Information Sources

These one credit, half-semester course teaches students strategies for effective information research, including:

  • Becoming familiar with all resources the Library has to offer, and learning how to use them effectively
  • Formulating search strategies
  • Information literacy
  • Evaluating all types of tools available for searching
  • Evaluating information found on the web for accuracy and validity
  • Selecting the appropriate resources

There is no prerequisite for the course.

These classes are taught in two two fully wired classrooms, both equipped with smart boards, ceiling-mounted projectors and student workstations for hands-on learning.

Library Instruction, Orientation & Tours

Our librarians are available for personal consultations or can be scheduled to present to an entire class on enhancing research skills, using the library catalog and databases, and evaluating data found online.
Contact us at 870-972-3208 for a personal consultation.


Library Maps

Use these maps to find your way around the library. You can find all of our services as well as the other campus departments that call us home.


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