Spring 2016 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, Mar 12-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Howe               SCC MAIN Online          18002 
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Online Class.


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, Jan 16-Mar 14
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Boyd               SCC MAIN Online          17341 
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Online Class. Students must attend an orientation session on the SCC Main Campus on Saturday, January 16, 2016, from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in LRC 220.


LIBR 325    Internet Research Skills    3 Units

Same As: LIBT 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, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Buchanan-Cello     SCC MAIN Online          18163 
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Online Class. Students must attend an orientation session on the SCC Main Campus on Saturday, January 16, 2016, from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm in LRC 220.

Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: April 27, 2016