Library Science (LIBS)
101 Information Literacy and Research Skills - 1 hour lecture, 1 unit (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)
Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5; or English 37A, English 37B, or English 64 each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent.
This course is an overview of information resources and the skills required to use them effectively. Students learn how to use library resources such as electronic indexes and databases, online services, and the Internet, as well as learn to develop strategies for conducting research. This course is intended for students who wish to acquire skills that enable them to find information for academic research, career demands, and/or lifelong learning. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.
This discipline may offer specialized instruction in one or more of the following areas: Supervised Tutoring (044), Experimental Topics (265), Independent Study (290), Individualized Instruction (296), Service Learning (277), or Work Experience (270). Detailed course descriptions are listed on page page 120. Please refer to the class schedule and/or see the dean or department chair for availability.