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Pre-Law LEAP - Spring 2022 - 1150 Engar: The Role of Law in Society

What is information literacy?

Information literacy is a set of skills encompassing the discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning.

(Adapted from the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy) 

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Goals of Library Sessions

1. Learn about the library and how to use it for academic success. 

2. Develop research strategies and skills you can use in your academic career and beyond. 

3. Gain information literacy skills that will help you assess the value and relevancy of information. 

Marriott Library

Course Description

The purpose of this course is for students to gain a basic understanding of how the American legal system works and what its relationship to American society is. The course will focus on the evolution of our modern legal system, current intellectual movements in law, the interplay between law and social changes, and the main concerns and issues in the profession and practice of law. 

Spring Library Sessions: 

All sessions are ONLINE unless otherwise announced. 

1/31 - Fall Review, Automating Citations Using Zotero

2/14 - Newspapers as Information

2/28 - Using Research Databases for Legal Research - HeinOnline, NexisUni

3/21 - Finding, Evaluating, and Using Images 

4/4 - Group Work

Subject Specialist

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Rebekah Cummings
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J Willard Marriott Library
295 South 1500 East
Digital Matters, 751A
Skype Contact: @RebekahCummings

LEAP Professor

Dr. Ann Engar

Sill 146


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