Fall 2014 Class Schedule (SCC)



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LIBT 100    Introduction to Library and Information Technology    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 and ENGRD 310; or ESLW 320 and ESLR 320 with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process. Basic familiarity with computers is recommended for this course.
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to introduce students to the Library and Information Technology Program at Sacramento City College and to familiarize them with the skills that they will need to succeed in the program and the library profession as a whole. Topics will include an overview of the library profession, effective communication, and basic computer skills that students will use in the classes in the program. Students will also learn to use the online learning system, library catalog, and databases. Students should plan on taking this course before LIBT 300.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 30-Aug 30
Sa        09:30AM-12:20PM LEC P.Posz               SCC MAIN LRC 318         18739 
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TBA       TBA             LEC P.Posz                TBA TBA                 18739 Textbook
Hybrid Class
One meeting only - Saturday, August 30, 2014, 9:30am - 12:20pm. 3 hours of class time - the rest of the class content will be taught online.
On-Campus



LIBT 300    Introduction to Library Services    2 Units

Prerequisite: LIBT 100 with a grade of "C" or better OR current enrollment in LIBT 100.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 (Prose Analysis and Interpretation) and ENGWR 101 (College Writing); or ESLR 320 (Intermediate High Reading) and ESLW 320 (Advanced-Low Writing) 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: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed for persons interested in exploring paraprofessional library employment and for students interested in understanding the use of library resources. The course covers the history and types of libraries and information providers; an overview of library services including reference and technical services; instruction and practice in the use of library classification systems; current issues in libraries and library employment opportunities. Three field trips to local libraries and archives or alternative assignments will be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC M.Rowland            SCC MAIN LRC 318         16180 
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TBA       TBA             LEC M.Rowland             TBA TBA                 16180 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Some class sections will be taught on campus; some will be taught online.



LIBT 325    Internet Research Skills    3 Units

Same As: LIBR 325
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 (Prose Analysis and Interpretation) and ENGWR 101 (College Writing); or ESLR 320 (Intermediate High Reading) and ESLW 320 (Advanced-Low Writing) 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 of Internet technologies in libraries. The Internet seeking and evaluation skills learned in this class are critical for 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 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Buchanan-Cello     SCC MAIN Online          16989 
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Online Class. Mandatory Orientation Meeting, Monday, August 25, 2014, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in LRC 220 on the SCC Main Campus.



LIBT 330    Library Technical Processes    3 Units

Prerequisite: LIBT 100 and LIBT 300 with a grade of "C" or better OR current enrollment in LIBT 100 and LIBT 300.
Advisory: ENGRD 310 (Prose Analysis and Interpretation) and ENGWR 101 (College Writing); or ESLR 320 (Intermediate High Reading) and ESLW 320 (Advanced-Low Writing) 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: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will introduce the student to the work in a library technical services department. A primary focus will be duties and responsibilities of the library paraprofessional with regard to acquisitions processes (selection, verification, ordering, and receiving). Also included is an overview of other technical services responsibilities, such as cataloging and catalog maintenance.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
W         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC X.Li                 SCC MAIN LRC 318         16181 
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TBA       TBA             LEC X.Li                  TBA TBA                 16181 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Some class sections will be taught on campus; some will be taught online.



LIBT 343    Library Reference Services    3 Units

Prerequisite: LIBT 100 and LIBT 300 with a grade of "C" or better OR current enrollment in LIBT 100 and LIBT 300
Advisory: ENGRD 310 (Prose Analysis and Interpretation) and ENGWR 101 (College Writing); or ESLR 320 (Intermediate High Reading) and ESLW 320 (Advanced-Low Writing) 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: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course acquaints students with library reference services, including the different aspects of interacting with library patrons in a public environment. Students will learn to select and successfully utilize the appropriate print and electronic reference source to assist library patrons with questions and finding information. These print and electronic sources include general and specialized encyclopedias, yearbooks, dictionaries, handbooks, and other subject specific tools. Field trips to local libraries or alternative assignments will be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
Th        06:00PM-08:05PM LEC A.Owens              SCC MAIN LRC 318         17204 
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TBA       TBA             LEC A.Owens               TBA TBA                 17204 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Some class sections will be taught on campus; some will be taught online.



Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: February 12, 2015