GST 109 - Use of Library Study Skills & ICT Literacy

1 Unit(s)


Definition and types of library. Example of a library set up (introduction to the EUIM library). Organisation of a library. Forms of recorded information: print, non-print and electronic forms. Reference sources and services. Serials and periodicals. Use of ICT in the library. Internet applications: e-resources, social media networks, databases. Virtual libraries. Organization and retrieval of knowledge. The library catalogue. Classification schemes. Introduction to report writing. Search strategies, referencing. Referencing styles.