Library (LIBR)

Credit Courses

LIBR 101 Information Literacy (1 Unit)

Course Advisories: COMP 103 and COMP 123.

Skills Advisories: Eligibility for ENG 110 or ENG 110H.

Hours: 18 (18 lecture)

Information literacy is introduced and practiced: how information is created, disseminated, and organized; and how to find, evaluate, think critically about, and ethically use information. Students practice research skills, including: narrowing topics; finding print, electronic, and visual materials through the library and internet; summarizing and evaluating sources; and constructing citations. Satisfies SBCC Information Competency requirement.

SBCC General Education: SBCCGE Area F

Transfer Information: CSU Transferable, UC Transferable

Noncredit Courses

LIBR NC001 Online Research Skills (0 Units)

Hours: 8 (8 lecture)

Recommended Abilities: Basic Computer knowledge. Need help finding quality information on the Internet without wasting time? This course teaches advanced Internet search skills to yield relevant, credible sources, Guided by a college librarian, students will locate, evaluate, and organize information sources to create a research pathfinder that will inform others and demonstrate their research expertise. Course restricted to 98 repetitions

LIBR NC002 Presenting Research with Infographics (0 Units)

Hours: 8 (8 lecture)

Recommended Abilities: Basic Computer knowledge. Need to present information in a concise memorable, cutting-edge format? This course teaches data visualization to communicate information clearly and efficiently. Guided by a college librarian, students will locate, evaluate, and organize information to create infographics that will inform others and demonstrate their research experience. Course restricted to 98 repetitions