Tools for Information Literacy
Welcome to INLS 161-001
Instructor: John D. Martin III
Office hours: I will be available for help in the lab starting at 10:30 on Fridays. Email me to meet any other weekday. I will also be on Slack so you can contact me for questions.
Location: 117 Manning Hall
Dates: 26 June 2017 - 27 July 2017
Exam period: 11:30-14:00 31 July 2017
This site houses the course files and syllabus for INLS 161-001, Tools for Information Literacy.
The course runs from 26 June 2017 to 27 July 2017.
The class runs Monday-Thursday (except holidays), 11:30-13:00 in Manning Hall, room 117 (the computer lab inside the SILS library).
The course description, as it appears in the UNC course catalog:
"Tools and concepts for information literacy. Includes software use and maintenance, computer applications, and networked information systems."
The course introduces some basic technology tools as an essential component of information literacy training. We will cover the following:
- Operating on a remote system
- Using version control software to maintain your workflow
- Manipulating and formatting text-based documents
- Basic scripting
- Processing data using spreadsheets
- Processing and storing data in databases
- Developing presentation materials to communicate your work effectively