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Library Skills LPC
LIBR 1 Working with Sources 1.00 Unit
Introduction to using sources as supporting documentation in a college level research project. Teaches the skills needed to successfully find, evaluate, use, cite, and document information using library and open web sources. Focus on identifying appropriate sources and proper use of sources. Students will learn to distinguish between source types, how to avoid plagiarism, and how to use sources in their research projects.
College: Las Positas College
Division: Information Services
 
LIBR 4 College Research Techniques .50 Units
Introduction to basic research techniques in a college library. Focus on use of the library catalog, search strategies, organization of materials in the library including reference, faculty reserves, circulating books, audiovisuals, use of reference materials, evaluation of relevant resources, recognition of plagiarism, and bibliographic citation of books, audiovisuals, and magazines and journals.
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
LIBR 5 College Research and Databases .50 Units
Introduction to research techniques in a college library using general research databases. Focus on campus and remote use of multi-disciplinary research databases, search strategies, distinction between scholarly journals and popular magazines, evaluation of relevant resources, recognition of plagiarism, and bibliographic citation of articles from magazine, journal, and newspaper databases.
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
LIBR 6 Research in Special Subjects .50 Units
Introduction to college library research techniques in a specific subject area. Focus on campus and remote use of subject databases, emphasis on discipline specific physical and electronic resources, search strategies, evaluation of relevant resources, distinction between scholarly journals and popular magazines, discussion of plagiarism, and bibliographic citation of materials.
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
LIBR 7 The Open Web & Search Engines .50 Units
Introduction to research techniques in a college library using search engines to find materials on the open web. Focus on use of the open web for research purposes, including web search strategies, appropriate search engines and directories, evaluation techniques for web resources, recognition of plagiarism, and bibliographic citation of web resources.
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
LIBR 8 Research & Info. Literacy 2.00 Units
Introduction to research techniques using college library resources. Teaches the skills needed to successfully find, evaluate, and document information in print, electronic, and Internet formats. Covers plagiarism, the ethical and legal aspects of information use, and the critical thinking skills necessary for successful college research.
College: Las Positas College
Division: SLPC
 
LIBR 9 Colloquium-Library Skills 1.00 Unit
College: Las Positas College
Division: Library Studies - LPC
 
LIBR 29 Independent Study-Libr Skills .50 to 2.00 Units
College: Las Positas College
Division: Business and Information Tech
 
LIBR 4904 Intro to Gen Library Database .50 Units
Introduction to research techniques in a college library: periodicals and general research databases. Focus on campus and remote use of multi-disciplinary research databases, search strategies, distinction between scholarly journals and popular magazines, evaluation of relevant resources, recognition of plagiarism, and bibliographic citation of articles from periodical databases.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
LIBR 4905 Intro Specialized Lib Database .50 Units
Introduction to research techniques in a college library: specialized reserach databases. Focus on campus and remote use of subject databases, emphasis on discipline specific resources, search strategies, evaluation of relevant resources, distinction between scholarly journals and popular magazines, discussion of plagiarism, and bibliographic citation of articles from periodcial databases.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 
LIBR 1531 Research Skills & Strategies .25 Units
This workshop provides an introduction to the college library and the materials and services available to assist students in conducting research. Instruction and practical exercises in the selection and use of print materials and online sources is emphasized.
College: Las Positas College
Division: A - H
 

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