Corequisites: LIS S500
This course enables students to identify and evaluate a wide variety of information sources and services. It examines the nature of reference work, human information needs, and information literacy. It includes search principles and techniques in major information retrieval systems as well as web search engines. Provides practice experience in evaluation and use of bibliographic materials, reference interviewing, and search techniques, in finding answers to real world questions reflecting the multidisciplinary and multicultural interests and characteristics of library users.