Research Skills & Information Intelligence
Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate assessment; READ 043 or appropriate assessment; CIT 051
Transfers to: UC, CSU
Lecture Hours: 54
This course promotes information literacy by introducing students to the resources available in an academic library which includes books, online catalogs, subscription databases, and other online sources. Students learn how to identify and focus on an information need, apply appropriate search tools, analyze and evaluate information and search strategies, and use information ethically and legally. Students will also be introduced to basic internet components, online applications, and productivity tools. The critical thinking skills and research strategies learned in this class will benefit students who need to find information for college-level research assignments, career demands, and lifelong learning.
LIB 101 is only offered in the Fall and Spring semesters. For current course listings, check the Rio Hondo College Class Schedule.