Register for LIB 280: Critical Thinking in Academic Research


Want to become a better critical thinker?
Interested in new approaches to academic research?

Combine the two when you register for our course, LIB 280!

LIB 280 is a critical thinking class that satisfies your Goal Area 2 (Critical Reasoning) requirement. The class covers research strategies, finding high-quality resources, recognizing biases in information, analyzing the arguments found within a variety of sources, and much more.


Meet with a Librarian

Research assistance is also available at the Reference Desk on 1st floor of the Library.

Have a research paper due but don’t know where to start?

A topic but can’t find sources?

A lot of sources but no direction?

Meet with a Librarian!

Our friendly, knowledgeable librarians are available to meet with you one on one or in small groups to help you with your research project.

To schedule a meeting, go to the Library website and click on “Ask a Librarian.” For additional information, visit the Reference Desk in the Miller Center.