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FFYS 1000: First Year Seminar

This guide will help you learn about the First Year Seminar course and the corresponding Information Literacy tutorials.


This guide is designed to help LMU students find and access resources in their First Year Seminar (FYS). Explore the information in this guide to find helpful information on where to find background information, books, articles, and more.

FYS Learning Outcomes

After taking the online tutorial, you should be able to do the following:

  • Be able to evaluate sources for quality (e.g., by learning to differentiate between scholarly and popular sources)
  • Acquire research skills including use of the library catalog and electronic databases to retrieve books or articles, whether in print or online

Library Open House 2023

September 11, 2023.   1pm to 4pm

Join us at the William H. Hannon Library for our 5th annual open house! This event is an opportunity for students to explore library spaces, meet library staff, and learn about the ways the library supports academic success at LMU. We will have:

  • food
  • fun activities
  • prizes
  • t-shirts!

No RSVP necessary, but bring your OneCard.