LIB SCI: 101 FALL 2014
LIB SCI 101: Section 0313 Friday's 10am-11:50am LRC 205
Sept.19, 2014 - Nov.14, 2014
This is a short term one unit class transferable to any CSU or UC University.
Friday, Sep 19, 2014: Wk. 1Course overview: 21st century libraries and archives.
Friday, Sep 26, 2014: Wk 2Writing a research paper. Browsing and searching for topics.
Friday, Oct 3, 2014: Wk 3Finding, citing books and e-books on a selected topic. Critically selecting & evaluating sources.
Friday, Oct 10, 2014: Wk 4Finding and citing articles on a selected topic. Critically selecting & evaluating sources.
Friday, Oct 17, 2014: Wk 5Finding and citing internet resources on a selected topic. Critically selecting & evaluating sources.
Friday, Oct 24, 2014: Wk 6MLA and APA citation style.
Friday, Oct 31, 2014: Wk. 7Creating an annotated bibliography, examples and in-class exercise.
Friday, Nov 7, 2014: Wk 8Copyright and fair use.
Friday, Nov 14, 2014: Wk 9LAST DAY! Final quiz and final project due.
Study like a scholar, scholar
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.
Library Reference Desk
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.
Research & Information Literacy.
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.