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Droppin' Science: Introduction to Hip Hop Research

Taught by our African and African American Studies Librarian, Leta Hendricks, Droppin’ Science is an innovative and interactive session that introduces participants to basic research methods and resources. This 60-minute session uses the theme of Hip Hop Culture to explore the subject matter through group discussions and develop research skills for lifelong learning.  The session provides an opportunity for students to connect with other students who want to learn about the research process in an interactive format. 

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to describe the value of library collections and services.
  • Students will be able to identify the basic elements of Hip Hop culture.
  • Students will be able to find and identify library resources for researching Hip Hop. 


Register for this session with the First Year Success Series. Search for the session title or keywords "hip hop."

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Did you know that 2023 marks the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop? Check out this guide for more information. 

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