This course is designed for the student who would like to become an effective online researcher. Students will learn to select and use appropriate research tools - such as search engines, online directories, meta-search engines, subscription databases, and online catalogs - for specific information needs. They will focus on expressing research questions in relevant search terms and employing various search strategies. In addition, they will learn how to evaluate information for quality, authority, accuracy, and other criteria. The basics of Fair Use, as it pertains to U.S Copyright law, will be introduced.