Fall 2012 Class Schedule (SCC)



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LIBR 307    Medical Information Resources    .5 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 (College Writing) and ENGRD 310 (Prose Analysis and Interpretation); or ESLW 320 (Advanced-Low Writing) and ESLR 320 (Intermediate High Reading) with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process. Basic familiarity with computers is recommended for this course.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This hands-on course will explore print and electronic sources of medical information. It is designed for people working in libraries with medical resources or individuals interested in the medical field. This course may be taken twice for credit based on significant changes in online and print resources.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 13-Oct 13
Sa        09:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Howe                TBA TBA                 18617 
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TBA       TBA             LEC J.Howe                TBA TBA                 18617 Textbook
Hybrid Class
One meeting only - October 13, 2012. Three hours of class time - the rest of the class content will be taught online.


LIBR 318    Library Research and Information Literacy    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 (College Writing) and ENGRD 310 (Prose Analysis and Interpretation); or ESLW 320 (Advanced-Low Writing) and ESLR 320 (Advanced-Low Reading) with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process. Basic familiarity with computers is recommended for this course.
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 25-Oct 19
TBA       TBA             LEC N.Woolley            SCC MAIN Online          17494 
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Online Class. Students must attend an orientation session on the SCC Main Campus on Monday, August 27, 2012, 6:00pm - 8:00pm in LRC 105.


LIBR 325    Internet Research Skills    3 Units

Same As: LIBT 325
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101; ENGWR 100 (College Writing) and ENGRD 310 (Prose Analysis and Interpretation); or ESLW 320 (Advanced-Low Writing) and ESLR 320 (Intermediate High Reading) with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process. Basic familiarity with computers is recommended for this course.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introductory survey to the content, use, and the evaluation of electronic information sources. Emphasis is placed on the effective use of the Internet as a research tool. This course covers free Internet search tools as well as subscription databases. Communication services such as email, groups, and blogs are also studied as are emerging services and technologies as appropriate. Searching strategies are covered as are techniques for selecting appropriate search tools for different research needs. Historical and social issues surrounding the Internet are also discussed. This course will also discuss the use Internet technologies in libraries. The Internet seeking and evaluation skills learned in this class are critical to anyone who is seeking employment in a library setting. Credit may be awarded for LIBR 325 or LIBT 325, but not for both.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Posz               SCC MAIN Online          17495 
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Online Class. Mandatory Orientation Meeting - Monday, August 27, 2012, 6:00pm - 8:00pm in LRC 220 on the SCC Main Campus.

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 10, 2013