LIT206 - Reference Resources I
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Reference Resources I
Students begin to select and use resources for responding to reference requests. They specifically learn about general reference resources, additional resources used to respond to quick reference requests and resources with business information.
This is a credit subject towards the Library and Information Technician Diploma program offered through the School of Legal and Public Administration and the Faculty of Continuing Education.
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Distinguish between various types of references requests.
2. Describe various reference collections, both physical and electronic used by libraries.
3. Identify various types of general reference resources and describe features of each resource type.
4. Use representative titles from each type of general reference resource.
5. Locate information using official government websites.
6. Select appropriate resources for responding to quick reference requests.
7. Describe various types of resources available for business information.
8. Use sources in the business area to find information about companies in Canada.
9. Identify and describe sources for finding information about companies in the United States.
10. Identify and describe sources for finding information relating to small businesses.
11. Demonstrate an attitude of professionalism, as evidenced by an ability to meet deadlines, complete assignments and perform tests and in-class assignments as scheduled.
Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.
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