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DO YOU WANT TO BECOME A BETTER RESEARCHER? SIGN UP FOR LBRY 170!
LBRY 170 (Research Methods) is a 2-unit online course focused on critical thinking and research skills. Choose from four different sections being offered in Spring 2023. CRN 41492 is a 17-week course, CRN 41493 is a 17-week course linked with ENGL 101 (get research help since you already have to write a research paper!), CRN 41494 is a Term 3 course, and CRN 40911 is a Term 4 course.
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Santa Maria Campus Library:
Circulation: (805)922-6966 ext.3224
Reference: (805)922-6966 ext.3322
SM Campus Library: Mondays - Thursdays: 8 a.m.-10 p.m. | Fridays: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Lompoc Valley Center Library:
Circulation: (805)735-3366 ext.5224
Reference: (805)735-3366 ext.5322
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