Fall 2014 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 covers the services and functions of an academic library and includes 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 are required.

Schedule: Five Week - First, Aug 23-Sep 29
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Lehmann            ARC MAIN Online          11801 
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Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Five Week - Second, Sep 30-Nov 03
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Lehmann            ARC MAIN Online          11800 Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation 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: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320; and CISC 300 with a C or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the information literacy skills necessary to conduct academic or personal research. It offers a step-by-step guide to the research process that is applicable to research papers, course work, and life-long learning. Emphasis is placed on learning effective search strategies, selecting information tools, locating and retrieving information sources, analyzing and critically evaluating information, and using the information in an ethical manner.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 23-Oct 15
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Buchanan-Cello     ARC MAIN Online          11695 
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Optional Orientation:    Monday, August 25th 3:00PM-4:00PM    Rm Library 108

Note: This course is taught online using D2L. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Buchanan-Cello     ARC MAIN Online          12095 Textbook
Note: This course hais taught online using D2L. 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 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Shoemake           ARC MAIN Online          10432 
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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 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: November 24, 2014