Spring 2015 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, Jan 17-Feb 25
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Lehmann            ARC MAIN Online          11269 
Textbook
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Five Week - Third, Apr 09-May 13
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Lehmann            ARC MAIN Online          20768 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 17-Mar 16
TBA       TBA             LEC D.McCusker           ARC MAIN Online          12336 
Textbook
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.McCusker           ARC MAIN Online          12335 Textbook
For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LEC D.McCusker           ARC MAIN Online          20970 Textbook
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 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Bimbi              ARC MAIN Online          11270 
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

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 07-May 20
TBA       TBA             LEC L.Shoemake           ARC MAIN Online          20769 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 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2015