Fall 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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LIBR 102    Introduction to Library Resources    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces basic library services and resources. It explores the services and functions of an academic library and develops the skills needed to retrieve information from print and electronic resources using the library catalog, online databases, and the Internet. Access to and use of an academic library is required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Lehmann            ARC MAIN Online          15346 
Textbook
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Lehmann            ARC MAIN Online          15344 Textbook
The mandatory orientation for this class will be online.
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


LIBR 318    Library Research and Information Literacy    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: LIBR 302
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the information competency skills necessary to conduct academic or personal research. It offers a step-by-step guide to the research process that is applicable to term papers, course work, and life-long learning.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Ondricka           ARC MAIN Online          14982 
Textbook
Note: This course has an online orientation. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC D.Ondricka           ARC MAIN Online          16816 Textbook
Note: This course has an online orientation. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


LIBR 325    Internet Research Skills    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; and CISC 300.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a comprehensive survey of the content, use, and evaluation of electronic information sources. Emphasis is placed on the effective use of the Internet as a research tool. It covers Internet resources, online databases, email, newsgroups, listservs, blogs and the deep web. Database search strategies and techniques are covered. Historical and social issues surrounding the Internet are also discussed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Shoemake           ARC MAIN Online          11048 
Textbook
Note: This course has an online orientation. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011