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    Faculty Art Show

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Library Courses & Workshops

LIBRARY 318: Library Research & Information Literacy

Library Research & Information Literacy is a one-unit, eight-week, online course, and is offered in the fall, spring and summer semesters.

This course will help students acquire the information competency skills necessary to conduct academic, professional and personal research. It provides a step-by-step guide to the research process that is applicable to course work, professional work and life-long learning. It emphasizes developing effective search strategies, selecting information tools, locating and retrieving information sources, analyzing and critically evaluating information and organizing and using information in an ethical manner.

LIBR 318 Syllabus (sample)

For more information, contact Amy Brinkley at amy.brinkley@flc.losrios.edu.



Do-It-Yourself Instruction & Library Workshops

The Folsom Lake College Library offers a variety of workshops for students to learn more about the wide variety of library’s resources and recommended research strategies.

Los Rios Libraries: Info Evaluation
Resources, readings, and lesson ideas for evaluating information and spotting "fake news." Created by the LRCCD Librarians.

Your College Library
Learn all about the great services and resources the library has to offer to help you succeed.

Online Research
Learn how to use research databases to find the information you need for your assignments.

Evaluating Websites
Learn how to use search techniques to search the Internet to find quality websites for your research.