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Library Science 101 has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. With this self-paced course, you get engaging lessons, expert instructors who make even the most challenging information literacy topics simple, and an excellent resource for getting a head start on your degree.
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6 chapters in Library Science 101: Information Literacy

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Ch 1. Information Literacy Standards & The Research Process {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[423477].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Information Literacy? - Definition & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237779].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[237779].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Conventions of Research & Academic Inquiry Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33099].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33099].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Selecting & Refining a Research Topic Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57482].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57482].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Thesis Development: Steps and Instructions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15529].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15529].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - How to Use Reference Material in Your Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1344].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1344].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - What is a Primary Source? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3348].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3348].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Secondary Source: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3347].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3347].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Search Engines, Inquiries, & Library Databases {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[423479].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Research & Information Technology Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[150742].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[150742].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Tips for Locating Research Materials Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21116].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21116].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Effective Research Strategies: Speaking to Your Audience & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18848].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18848].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Where to Find Primary Sources: Helping Students with Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48156].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48156].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Using Existing Statistics to Collect Social Research Data Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11774].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11774].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Using Search Engines for Online Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Search Engines, Keywords & Web Portals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1753].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1753].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Internet Research: Tools & Tips Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[83877].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[83877].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - What is a Database Index? - Definition & Tutorial Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[182739].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[182739].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - What are Subject Databases? - Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[182733].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[182733].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Effective Database Search Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[423481].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[423481].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. Using Periodicals, Reference Materials & Articles {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[423483].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Academic Sources: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3714].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3714].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What is a Journal Article? - Examples & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3349].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3349].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Peer Reviewed Scholarly Journal: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3350].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3350].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Practice Analyzing and Interpreting a Journal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28757].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28757].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Practice Analyzing and Interpreting an Article Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28755].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28755].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - What Is a Bibliography and When Should I Write One? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1337].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1337].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Annotated Bibliography: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3335].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3335].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. Evaluating Sources for Research {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[423485].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Critical Thinking? - Definition, Skills & Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5750].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5750].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - The Critical Thinking Process: Point-of-View, Assumptions, Evidence & Conclusions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36822].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36822].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - What is Media Literacy? - Definition, Importance & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18280].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18280].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Finding & Evaluating Sources for Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27986].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[27986].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Finding Reliable Electronic Reference Sources & Databases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[83876].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[83876].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Evaluating Print & Electronic Sources for Research Projects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51474].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[51474].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Understanding Key Arguments of Sources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39711].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39711].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Evaluating Sources for Reliability, Credibility, and Worth Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18852].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18852].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Recognizing Biases, Assumptions & Stereotypes in Written Works Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44413].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44413].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Plagiarism & Ethical Use of Information {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[423487].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - How to Avoid Plagiarism: When to Cite Sources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1338].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1338].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What is Intellectual Property? - Definition & Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9275].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9275].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Unintentional Plagiarism: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3344].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3344].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - How to Cite Online Sources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1343].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1343].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Citations from Authored Books, Edited Books and Revised Books Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1341].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1341].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Citations from Magazines Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1342].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1342].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Journal Article Citations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1340].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1340].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - How to Format APA Citations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1347].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1347].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - How to Make In-Text Citations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1345].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1345].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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