Fall 2013 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.

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 12-Oct 12
Sa        09:00AM-11:50AM LEC J.Howe               SCC MAIN LRC 220         17978 
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Sa        TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 17978 Textbook
Hybrid Class
One meeting only - October 12, 2013. 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 24-Oct 18
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Boyd               SCC MAIN Online          17169 
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Online Class. Students must attend an orientation session on the SCC Main Campus on Saturday, August 24, 2013, from 10:00am - 12:00pm in LRC 220.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Buchanan-Cello     SCC MAIN Online          20169 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 20169 - as of 8/1/13
Online Class. Students must attend an orientation session on the SCC Main Campus on Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm in LRC 220.


LIBR 325    Internet Research Skills    3 Units

Same As: LIBT 325
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.
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 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Bimbi              SCC MAIN Online          17170 
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Online Class. Mandatory Orientation Meeting, Monday, August 26, 2013, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in LRC 220 on the SCC Main Campus.

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: January 15, 2014