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LIBR 318 Library Research and Information Literacy

  • Units:1
  • Hours:18 hours LEC
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Transferable:CSU; UC
  • General Education:AA/AS Area III(b)
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2020

This course provides students with the information literacy skills necessary to conduct research. Students will learn about the research process, including developing search strategies, finding relevant sources, and critically evaluating information. The skills acquired in this course are applicable to academic research, on-the-job research, and lifelong learning.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • develop strategies for identifying, exploring, and refining a research topic,
  • effectively search for different types of information using a wide variety of research tools,
  • evaluate sources for currency, relevance, authority, accuracy, point of view or bias, and accessibility,
  • use information ethically by giving credit to the original ideas of others and avoiding plagiarism.

LIBR 499 Experimental Offering in Library

  • Units:0.5 - 4
  • Prerequisite:None.
  • Transferable:CSU
  • Catalog Date:June 1, 2020