Fall 2017 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 26-Oct 15
Sa        09:30AM-01:00PM LEC P.Posz               SCC MAIN LRC 105         18209 
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TBA       TBA             LEC P.Posz                TBA TBA                 18209 Textbook
Hybrid Class
One meeting only - Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm. 3.50 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: Other Term, Aug 29-Dec 12
T         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC M.Rowland            SCC MAIN LRC 318         16665 
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On-Campus


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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Buchanan-Cello     SCC MAIN Online          17275 
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Online Class. This is an online class, and the Online Orientation is mandatory for this course. This class requires each enrolled student to complete the online orientation in Canvas during the first week of class, August 19-August 26, 2017. You must complete this mandatory online orientation to remain in the class. Students with questions may contact the instructor, Shelly Buchanan-Cello at buchans@crc.losrios.edu.


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 and ENGWR 101, or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with grades of "C" or better. 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 19-Dec 14
W         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC X.Li                 SCC MAIN LRC 318         16666 
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TBA       TBA             LEC X.Li                  TBA TBA                 16666 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Some class sections will be taught on campus; some will be taught online.


LIBT 343    Library Access and 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 and ENGWR 101, or ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with grades of "C" or better. Basic familiarity with computers is recommended for this course.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course acquaints students with library access and reference services, including the different aspects of interacting with library patrons in a public environment and providing them with access to library collections. Students will learn to select and successfully utilize the appropriate resource to assist library patrons with questions and finding information. Students will also learn about circulation systems, security, collection maintenance, and resource sharing in libraries. Ethical issues in libraries such as intellectual property, privacy, and diversity will also be addressed. Field trips to local libraries or alternative assignments will be required. Students will be required to be on campus for a specific number of class sessions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        06:35PM-08:40PM LEC S.Buchanan-Cello     SCC MAIN LRC 318         17432 
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TBA       TBA             LEC S.Buchanan-Cello      TBA TBA                 17432 Textbook
Hybrid Class. Some class sections will be taught on campus; some will be taught online.

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 7, 2017