Library Information Literacy Course
Library Information Literacy
This course is designed to help
student develop information literacy skills and to introduce the
of information resources and information retrieval tools available in
libraries. The student learns how to develop research strategies
and how to utilize library resources and services to effectively
information in this self-paced course. (UC, CSU)
Goals and Objectives:
Goals: Upon successful completion of
course, the student will demonstrate the ability to utilize information
literacy and information retrieval skills to effectively conduct
research and facilitate lifelong learning.
successful completion of
this course, the student will be able to:
Demonstrate a familiarity with library
services and the arrangement of the library resources.
Demonstrate basic information literacy
skills and be able to distinguish major types of
online searching tools.
Search effectively the Online Catalog
and interpret the information provided on the catalog.
Demonstrate understanding of the Library
of Congress classification system and be able to locate library
Demonstrate understanding of the functions
of reference tools as well as familiarity with some popular reference
Search effectively online databases
and interpret the information provided on the online databases.
Demonstrate the ability to analyze
online and print periodical citations and retrieve periodical articles.
Demonstrate the ability to develop
research strategies and retrieve and organize resources for a research
Dr. Jun Wang, Coordinator of Bibliographic
& Information Literacy.
An Introduction to Library Resources
A Survey of Online Searching Tools
The Online Catalog
The Library of Congress Classification
Online Databases, Part I
Online Databases, Part II
Using Research Strategies and Critical
Thinking Skills to Retrieve Information for a Research Paper
Last update: April 19, 2006.
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