AIS 535 Using Scholarly Library Resources in Support of Graduate Research 2 cr.  (2-0-0)

This course guides graduate students through the process of locating, critically selecting, and managing scholarly sources. Emphasis also on graduate program-specific scholarly writing rules of style compliance. Hands-on practice searching of online databases and other Internet resources is an integral part of the course.  Issues discussed and applied include plagiarism, authorship & publishing research, using program-specific databases, organization, critical thinking, content evaluation, and copyright basics. Appropriate for any discipline at any graduate level.