3.093 | Fall 2006 | Undergraduate
Information Exploration: Becoming a Savvy Scholar
Course Description
This freshman course explores the scientific publication cycle, primary vs. secondary sources, and online and in-print bibliographic databases; how to search, find, evaluate, and cite information; indexing and abstracting; using special resources (e.g. patents) and "grey literature" (e.g. technical reports and …
This freshman course explores the scientific publication cycle, primary vs. secondary sources, and online and in-print bibliographic databases; how to search, find, evaluate, and cite information; indexing and abstracting; using special resources (e.g. patents) and “grey literature” (e.g. technical reports and conference proceedings); conducting Web searches; and constructing literature reviews.
Learning Resource Types
theaters Tutorial Videos
assignment Written Assignments
A student at a computer terminal in the library.
The MIT Libraries provide students with many tools for scholarly research. (Photo by MIT OpenCourseWare.)