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Library Skills (LBRY Courses)

LBRY 110 Internet Research Skills

3.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer CSU
Course Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
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 and emerging technologies. 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.

LBRY 170 Research Methods

2.0 units.
Acceptable for credit: Transfer to UC, CSU
Grading Method: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
Presents effective methods for research to locate, critically evaluate, and ethically use information from a variety of print, non-print and online resources. Students will learn research skills and strategies for college term papers and life-long learning while exploring the changing world of information.