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LIB 3 Internet and Information Competency

Units: 1     Hours: 1 Lecture

Advisory: Eligible for English 250 and 260.

Transferable: CSU

Research and evaluation skills using the Internet and other electronic resources, as well as traditional printed materials. This six-week course is also listed as CSIS 3. This course has the option of a letter grade or credit/no credit. May be repeated once for credit.


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LIB 6 Web Page Authoring I

Units: 2     Hours: 2 Lecture

Advisory: CSIS 1 or CSIS 2 or CSIS/LIB 3 advised.

Transferable: CSU; GAV-GE: E2

A introduction to using Hypertext Mark-Up Language (HTML) and Extensible HTML (XHTML) to create web pages which can be unloaded and displayed on the World Wide Web. Students will use HTML/XHTML to create web pages with text in various sizes and colors, links to other sites, background color or patterns, graphics, tables, and mailto links. Principles of design and color as they apply to screen presentations will be included. This course has the option a letter grade or credit/no credit. May be repeated three times for credit. Also listed as CSIS 6 and DM 6.


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LIB 130 Internet and Consumer Health

Units: 1     Hours: 1 Lecture

Transferable: CSU

This course is designed to give the lay person the ability to find and evaluate information from medical literature from the perspective of the client. We will examine websites from the Internet verifying currency and reliability, as well as professional journal literature and reference sources. This course is also listed as AH 130.


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LIB 140 Information Competency for Health Professionals

Units: 1     Hours: 1 Lecture

Transferable: CSU

A beginning course on how to find reliable and current health-related information, using the internet and other electronic resources. Approved for 18 hours of continuing education credit (BRN Provider #00892.) This course is also listed as AH 140.


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LIB 141 Advanced Search Techniques for Health Care Professionals

Units: 1     Hours: 1 Lecture

Advisory: LIB/AH 140, LIB/AH 130, or basic Internet search skills.

Transferable: CSU

Course is designed for health care professionals and includes an in-depth examination of the Medline data base and other online medical sources and examination of related controversies and ethical issues. This course is also listed as AH 141.


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LIB 556 Information Competency for ESL Students

Units: 1     Hours: 1 Lecture

Advisory: ESL 546

Transferable: No

This class will provide an introduction to basic information competency skills designed especially for the ESL student. Students will get an overview of basic terminology, various formats of information, how information is stored and organized, plus hands-on experience with online catalogs and databases. They will also learn and practice basic search strategies and evaluation skills. This is a credit/no credit course. This course is also listed as ESL 556.