Take an information literacy class to become a better researcher!

Do you want to learn how to navigate Penrose Library’s databases with ease? And find the best resources for your papers and projects? Take a library class!

Library 100 – Information Literacy will introduce you to the Library’s resources and services while helping you to develop information literacy skills. We’ll focus on learning how to find, evaluate, and effectively use a variety of sources. Guest speakers will address such topics as intellectual property and citation management. Library 100 is a one-credit class, meeting once per week, and is offered Spring Semester 2015 on Thursdays from 2:30 to 3:20. For more information, contact Instructional and Research Librarian Ben Murphy (murphybp@whitman.edu or 509-527-5918).

Library 300 – Primary Sources Seminar will prepare you to undertake significant primary source research by providing you with a cross-disciplinary understanding of the creation and use of primary source materials. We’ll focus on developing artifactual literacy and archival intelligence through hands-on activities; possible outcomes include student-authored finding aids and digital exhibits. This class will be taught in the Whitman College and Northwest Archives. It will be offered Tuesdays from 2:30 to 3:20 on a credit/no credit basis and is a one-credit class. For more information, contact Archivist Melissa Salrin (salrinmm@whitman.edu or 509-526-4731).

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