3. (33) Students learn appropriate methods for effective research, including assessment of the validity of resources and the ability to master resources in an online environment.
Not Observed Insufficient Moderate Use Meets Criterion Completely
All MLIS students must take Libr 285: Research Methods. This course covers fundamental principles, processes, values and roles of research for professional application in information organizations. Students will become critical consumers of research products and learn the basic skills of evaluating, planning, designing, executing, and applying research. In addition to a general research methods class, which examines a variety of research methodologies, the iSchool offers a number of applied or specialized sections of LIBR 285.
Several library resources and services are available specifically for the students in the program:
A dedicated library liaison provides services for for the program's online students:
Library support for online students:
King Library orientation
Special tutorial dedicated to iSchool students
Plagiarism tutorial for graduate students
A Libguide for iSchool students