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Library Courses

ULC 257 - Library Research Methods

2-credit course offered each fall & spring semester

This course is designed to introduce students to the University at Buffalo (UB) Libraries, to library information resources, and to appropriate methods of conducting research. The course will provide students with the skills necessary to select a research topic, to analyze information sources, to cite those sources properly, and to address the evolving issues of intellectual freedom, plagiarism, and copyright.

Students who successfully complete ULC-257 will receive a waiver for their Library Skills Workbook requirement. See the ULC 257 Digital Archive for an online exhibit of research projects from this course.

Goals
  • Students will become effective and efficient researchers and library users
  • Students will hone their abilities to analyze and critically evaluate information
  • Students will develop the skills necessary for becoming information savvy, and for becoming life-long learners
Regular Instructors ULC 257 Syllabus Collection

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PHY 584 – Find & Use Physics Information

1-credit course

Instructor: A. Ben Wagner