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INST 250 - Introductory Information Literacy Skills

This course is designed to introduce students to basic research practices. It familiarizes students with a variety of information sources in both print and non-print formats. Emphasis is placed on developing a systematic search strategy in the use and evaluation of the information sources. Topics such as outlining and bibliographic format are covered as part of the research process.


  • Fall (September 3 - December 2, 2024)
  • Winter (January 13 - April 12, 2025)


Please refer to the Course Outline below.


Undergraduate, 3 credits

$37.91 CAD + applicable taxes.


NOTE: Students who have received credit for EDUC 250 may not take this course for credit.


Lester, J. D. and Lester J. D. Jr. (2018). Writing Research Papers: A Complete Guide. (16th ed.). Pearson Education, Inc: Boston.

Registration Information:

Concordia students must register for this course in their Student Hub. It is strongly recommended that they consult Concordia's class schedule prior to enrolling in order to be aware of any registration restrictions (see the notes). Once registered, students must then sign up for an eConcordia account to access the course material. » Visit the registration section for details.


Disclaimer: Information regarding the eConcordia course found on this page may change without notice. For the most recent course list, visit the Student Hub. Furthermore, if this represents the initial offering of the course, no course outline will be available until the start of the first active semester.