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Memorable LIS Class Assignments

Over the course of our library school careers, we complete dozens of assignments, from reading articles for class discussion to completing research papers and group projects. Many assignments blend together as our library school experience prepares us to begin a variety of careers in library and information science. Some assignments […]

Questioning the Final Research Paper

Before the new semester starts, I’d like to address the academic tradition of the “final paper.”¬† I don’t understand why so many professors assign research papers as a final assignment. ¬†Research papers are difficult to execute well when under a severe time constraint, especially when most of the knowledge you’re […]