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One-hour Credit Course Offered

Teaches library and Internet fundamentals

September 8, 2010
Story by Caitlin Kinser, OSU Library Communications Intern

For Immediate Release

STILLWATER - The OSU Library is offering LBSC 1011, an online one-hour-credit course teaching students how to efficiently use Library resources to meet current and future academic needs.

“This course teaches you how to find, evaluate, and use the library, online library resources, and the World Wide Web in your coursework,” said David Oberherlman, coordinator of LBSC 1011.  “It helps students find the information they need to succeed academically, and gives them the tools to navigate in this information age.”

LBSC 1011 helps students develop effective research techniques and use critical thinking to evaluate sources. Although the online course lasts just six weeks, it will teach how to research using the Library’s online catalog, electronic databases and the Internet.

The online course is a great way to earn academic credit and see immediate academic benefit. To accommodate students’ schedules, sessions begin throughout the semester. LBSC 1011 has one session offered Oct. 4-Nov. 5 and four sessions offered Nov. 8-Dec. 10.

For more information, contact David Oberhelman at (405) 744-9773 or email d.oberhelman@okstate.edu.

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system that cuts across disciplines to better prepare students for a new world. Oklahoma's only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality teaching, research and outreach. OSU has more than 32,000 students across its five-campus system and nearly 21,000 on its Stillwater campus; with students from all 50 states and about 110 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 200,000 students who have made a lasting impact on Oklahoma and the world. CREATE - INNOVATE - EDUCATE - GO STATE!

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URL: http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/fall10/lbsc1011.htm
Last Updated: 14 September 2010

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