Advanced Library Information Literacy Course
Advanced Library Information Literacy
(LIBRY 2: Formerly Library Research)
This course is designed to further
student’s information literacy and critical thinking skills learned in
Library Information Literacy. In this self-paced course, special
emphasis is given to the Internet as a research tool, online databases,
online searching strategies, general and specialized reference books,
reference sources, and career information. (UC, CSU)
Goals and Objectives:
successful completion of this course, the student will demonstrate the
ability to utilize information literacy and critical thinking skills to
effectively retrieve and analyze information from the Internet, online
databases, and general and specialized print sources for academic
and lifelong learning.
successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Demonstrate the use of the Internet as a
tool and apply online searching strategies in effectively retrieving
critically analyzing Internet sources.
Demonstrate familiarity with specialized
and print bibliographic tools and effectively retrieve bibliographic
Demonstrate understanding of the functions
reference tools as well as familiarity with some general and special
Demonstrate familiarity with online and
career research tools and effectively retrieve career information.
Demonstrate understanding of the law
tools and effectively retrieve law information.
Demonstrate the ability to conduct
periodical database searches, analyze periodical citations, and
Apply information literacy and critical
skills so as to effectively retrieve, analyze, and organize online and
print information for a Pathfinder, an analytical resource guide for a
Using the Internet As a
Specialized Online and Print Bibliographic
Online and Print Career Research Tools
Law Reference Tools
Advanced Online Periodical Database Searching
Utilizing Information Literacy and Critical
Thinking Skills to Develop a Pathfinder
For more information about the course, please contact
Dr. Jun Wang, Coordinator of Bibliographic
& Information Literacy.
Last update: April 19, 2006.