Library Information Resources (LIR) 110 :

Research Methods in an Online World

A one-unit course designed for the student who would like to become a more effective online researcher.  Students will learn to select and effectively use appropriate research tools, such as databases and search engines for specific information needs. Students will develop search strategies and express their research questions in relevant search terms.  In addition, they will evaluate information and create citations in accordance with style manuals.  Ethical issues about information will also be introduced. 

This course is usually taught online or in a hybrid format (partially online). Check the course schedule for details about each section's requirements.


LIR 110 is usually presented in eight-week segments. Check schedules carefully for beginning and ending dates of each section.


For more information, please contact Felicia Kalker by email or by phone (619) 644-7553.