Information literacy is more important than ever in the era of fake news and a glut of online information. Do you want to know how to conduct good research for writing, genealogy, local history, medical, political issues, or other interests? A basic understanding of information literacy can help you find and use information on all kinds of topics. This course will give you the tools you need to conduct research using online and library resources, and more importantly, evaluate the information you find. You’ll learn how to find credible resources, organize information, and use your research in ways that are legal and ethical.
Dates: Tuesdays, March 7, 21, and 28 and April 4, 2017
Time: 10:00 am – Noon
Location: Mercer Public Library, 2648W Margaret St., Mercer, Wisconsin
Cost: $30 or $25 if registered before February 21, 2017
Course # 17W4