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Library Science 101: Section 0332 (LAMC) Syllabus   Tags: 21st century libraries, academic libraries, archives, public libraries, special collections  

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LIB SCI: 101 SPRING 2014


LIB SCI 101: Section 0332 Friday's 10am-11:50am LRC 205

Feb 21, 2014 - Mar 25, 2014 


    Weekly Schedule

    • Friday, Feb 21, 2014: Wk. 1
      Course overview: 21st century libraries and archives.
    • Friday, Feb 28, 2014: Wk 2
      Writing a research paper. Browsing and searching for topics.
    • Friday, Mar 7, 2014: Wk 3
      Finding, citing books and e-books on a selected topic.
    • Friday, Mar 14, 2014: Wk 4
      Finding and citing articles on a selected topic.
    • Friday, Mar 21, 2014: Wk 5
      Finding and citing internet resources on a selected topic. Critically selecting & evaluating sources.
    • Friday, Mar 28, 2014: Wk 6
      MLA and APA citation style.
    • Friday, Apr 4, 2014: Wk. 7
      Creating an annotated bibliography, examples and in-class exercise.
    • Wednesday, Apr 9, 2014: Drop
      Last Day to Drop with a "W"
    • Friday, Apr 18, 2014: Wk 8
      Copyright and fair use.
    • Friday, Apr 25, 2014: Wk 9
      LAST DAY! Final quiz and final project due.

    Study like a scholar, scholar

    Course Description

    Course Description:

    Students learn to use research tools found in most libraries to gather, organize, and evaluate information from various sources, including library databases, catalogs, and the Internet.

    Drop by the Library Reference Desk for help or just to say hi. Call or e-mail for an appointment or show up to class early,

    I’m usually around for five or ten minutes before and after class.


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    Library Reference Desk
    8:00-10:30am Mon-Th.
    2-4pm Thursday afternoons
    12:30-2pm Fridays Spring 2014.

    Office Hours: To make an appointment, call (818) 364-7752 or send me an email.
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    My favorite books are:
    Fiction, non-fiction, travel, mystery, history, biography, memoir, classics, cookbooks, science fiction, fantasy, young adult, children's.

    I Love Libraries!

    "If you give a man a fish you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish you feed him for a lifetime." Lao Tzu

    Working one on one at the reference desk, or with a group in a classroom I try to show students how to “fish” what they need out of an ocean of information.


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