Library Credit Courses

LBN 105 – InfoCity: Informed Citizens in the Information Age

This three-credit Liberal Arts and Urban Studies course explores research methods through the examination of information and data about New York City and field assignments such as visitations of NYC libraries and local government organizations.

  • Students will learn how to find, review and document text, images, and multimedia for problem solving, inquiry and analysis.
  • We will explore the production, organization, and distribution of New York City data.
  • The course addresses socio-economic, ethical and legal issues of the information age.

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LRC 103 – Internet Research Strategies

This is a one-credit course designed to familiarize students with:

  • Information concepts
  • Boolean logic and search syntax
  • Invisible Web
  • Databases and Web Directories
  • Search engines, like Google and MSN
  • Evaluating information
  • Annotation techniques

Interested? The Pre/Corequisites are CSE099 and ENG099.

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LRC 102 – Information Strategies: Managing the Revolution

In this three-credit Liberal Arts elective (Transferable), you will:

  • Learn how to use libraries
  • Find needed information
  • Save time doing research
  • Gain a competitive edge

Prerequisites: ENG 099 and CSE 099. Corequisite: MAT 096.

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LRC 104 – Information in a Globalizing World

This is a two-credit, Liberal Arts elective that examines how information is produced, used, and controlled in our increasingly global, knowledge-based world. The course will address the issues that underlie such questions as:

  • What is an information/knowledge society?
  • How do views about information differ around the world?
  • Do governments have the right to restrict access to information?
  • What factors determine who the information rich and the information poor are?

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