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.
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
Watch and work through this tutorial to get a head start on navigating the research process.