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Information Literacy Requirement

Library and Web searching skills are very important for success in college and for lifelong learning. Information Literacy is just one of four parts of the WSU Computer and Information Literacy Requirement.  Students may complete the Information Literacy part (Part D) of this requirement by registering for and passing one of the severn options listed below:

  1. Library Science TD 1704 , The Information Navigator. One credit hour, this is an online course offered through through WSU Online or as a face-to-face class with online reading and assignments
  2. Library Science or EDUC 2504, Information Resources in History. One credit hour, this course is designed for history majors and others with a strong interest in history. For more information, contact Dr. Kathy Payne
  3. Library Science or EDUC 2604, Information Resources in Education. One credit hour, this course is designed for education majors and others with a strong interest in education. For more information, contact Dr. Shaun Jackson
  4. Library Science or BA 2704 , Information Resources in the Business Disciplines. One credit hour, this course is designed for Business majors and others with a strong interest in business information. For more information, contact Ed Hahn
  5. Library Science 2804, Information Resources in the Social Sciences. One credit hour, this course is designed for students with a strong interest in the social sciences. For more information, contact Dr. Wade Kotter
  6. Library Science or HTHS 2904, Information Resources in the Health Professions. One credit hour, this course is designed for students with a strong interest in the health sciences. For more information, contact Jason Francis
  7. Information Literacy Exam NTM TD 1504. This exam is an option for students who have already acquired the skills taught in the above courses. A half credit, one-hour exam, this is part D of the WSU Computer and Information Literacy Exam offered through the NTM Department. 
    • This exam is DIFFERENT from the NTM 1501, 1502 and 1503 exams! Students taking this exam will be tested on most of the skills taught in the LIBS1704 course, and may study for the Information Literacy exam by reviewing the following:
    • Students need to register for the NTM 1504 class. After students are registered in TBE 1504 they may sign up for a time to take the exam at http://programs.weber.edu/cil/Overview.htm
 

 

Additional information on the WSU Computer and Information Literacy requirement and the exams is available from: 

  • Stewart Library reference personnel, Stewart Library, middle level, or (801)626-6415, tollfree 1-877-306-3140. (for Part D)
  • Network Technology and Business Multimedia (NTM) Department, Building 4 (B4) Room 402, 626-7384, or from their Web site at http://programs.weber.edu/cil (for Parts A, B & C)

 

Updated April 11, 2014 . Please send comments to Library Instruction
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