Spring 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 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: Five Week - First, Jan 18-Feb 26
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Lehmann            ARC MAIN Online          10404 
Textbook
For more 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, Jan 18-Mar 17
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Buchanan-Cello     ARC MAIN Online          11611 
Textbook
This class has an in-person orientation. Tuesday, January 21, 6:00 - 8:00PM in the Library Lab.
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 18-May 15
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Buchanan-Cello     ARC MAIN Online          11610 Textbook
This class has an in-person orientation. March 18, 6:00 - 8:00PM in the Library Lab.
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC S.Buchanan-Cello     ARC MAIN Online          20641 Textbook
This class has an in-person orientation. March 18, 6:00 - 8:00PM in the Library Lab.
For more 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, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Shoemake           ARC MAIN Online          10405 
Textbook
This course has an Online Orientation.
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: September 22, 2014