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Instruction Services: Library Workshops, Orientations, and Credit Courses

This guide contains information regarding requesting a library orientation, workshops, Library Science courses, and additional instructional materials.

Library Science 101

Library Science 101: College Research Skillspicture of students sitting by the library mural

  • 1 Unit
  • UC and CSU transferable
  • Offered face-to-face, online, and/or hybrid (Check schedule of classes)

Course Description

LIB SCI 101, College Research Skills: This is a practical course in college level research using academic libraries and related information sources. Students develop strategies to find, organize, evaluate, and cite various print and online sources effectively and ethically. These skills help students become strong researchers and life-long learners.

Student Learning Outcome

Upon completion of LIB SCI 101, you will be able to construct a bibliography that reflects a focused research question, selection of appropriate keywords, effective evaluation and selection of sources, and adherence to formatting and citation rules.

Library Science 201

Back view of a person sitting on a bench in a museum, looking at a painting.Library Science 201: Digital Assets: Tools and Methodologies

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the basic processes of creating and managing digital assets specifically for museums, libraries, and public/private collections and archives. This includes assessing collection materials, managing files for preservation, and using current digitization software systems. Access issues, metadata schemes, quality control, scanning equipment, and other technologies are also examined.