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This guide provides students with resources required for the successful completion of the WRIT150 Research Clinics offered by USC Libraries

Library Instruction & Resources for the Writing Program


The Libraries and the Writing Program have a long history of working together to help students develop and implement skills and behaviors related to information literacy. The following learning outcomes were developed together by librarians and Writing 150 administrators. They are introduced in WRIT150 and can be built upon and reinforced in WRIT340, through any of the methods described in other parts of this page. Librarians work closely together with WRIT150 instructors and will visit your course for more information on navigating the USC Libraries resources and the research process overall.

Learning outcomes:

  • Develop a strategic search plan
  • Demonstrate an understanding of citation style in order to track a scholarly conversation
  • Identify the purpose, audience, and context of various information sources


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