Career Options & Highlights
The Folsom Lake College Library courses teach vital research skills that enable students to achieve success in their college classes, their careers, and their day-to-day lives. Students will gain “research survival skills” to cope with the information rich environment in which they live. They will develop the ability to access information from a broad range of resources, and to evaluate this information and its sources. Course study will include information from print, online subscription databases and the Internet. FLC Librarians also offer non-credit library instruction sessions, demonstrating the use of library resources and the Internet. Please drop by the reference desk to pick up a helpful handout, obtain individual assistance, or for more information. Students interested in a paraprofessional library career can complete the Library and Information Technology program available at Sacramento City College. Students interested in a professional library career need a bachelor’s degree and a graduate Library and Information Science degree.
- Become familiar with academic library organization.
- Learn how to select and use appropriate information sources.
- Develop skills to effectively design online search strategies.
- Learn how to evaluate print and online information resources.
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