LIS 2004: Introduction to Internet Research (2016)


<p>July 2016 LIS 2004, Introduction to Internet Research is a one-credit hour online course. The course focuses on methods of accessing information resources available through the Internet. Students will learn how to design effective search strategies, retrieve, evaluate, and cite Internet resources. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0 License. Copyright © 1997-2016 Florida Community College, Learning Resources Standing Committee. Last revised July, 2016 by the LIS 2004 Course Revision Committee.</p>


Internet, research, information literacy, Web, World Wide Web, search engines, searching, libraries, databases, LIS2004, LIS 2004, citations, evaluation



Requirement Type

There are four zipped files: 1.) content in .rtf format; 2.) content in HTML format; 3.) content in .docx format, and the last contains the graphic images. The textual and graphic content require a Web browser and/or a Course Management System for viewing. The videos not embedded require the appropriate player/plug-in for viewing.

Interactivity type

Active, Expositive

Learning resource type


Educational context

Community College, Higher Education

Typical learning time


Has costs


Educational description

This is a complete course including readings, discussion questions, exercises, an exam, and a project. The entire course can be utilized by institutions offering LIS2004 as a 1 credit hour course. Components of the course could be utilized for information literacy modules.

ERIC Thesaurus Terms

Information Literacy, Information Skills, Internet

FL Statewide Course Numbers (Higher Ed)


Rights statement

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Installation Remarks

The course is in .zip format. FYI: Most Course Management Systems support importing .zip files and should do so without issues. If problems do occur, please contact your IT staff and/or Most Course Management Systems work with HTML, but increasingly, others do not. So, we have included a Microsoft DOCX and a RTF version as well.

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