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Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2016

Library (LIBR)


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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
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 and ENGRD 310, or ESLW 320 and ESLR 320 with grades of "C" or better. 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 14-Mar 13
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Boyd               SCC MAIN Online          17410 
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Online Class. Students must attend an orientation session on the SCC Main Campus on Saturday, January 14, 2017, 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 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Buchanan-Cello     SCC MAIN Online          18148 
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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, posted in the online class shell, during the first week of class, January 14 - 21, 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.

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2016

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