College of the Sequoias offers three library courses:

Note: Any one of these three courses can be used to complete the Information Competency Requirement of the COS GE (General Education) pattern for graduation. This requirement is only for COS students who were first enrolled at COS in Fall 2013 or those students who are returning after an absence of three consecutive semesters.
Library 101 - College Research Strategies
This one unit course teaches the tools needed for college level research through the use of electronic databases, print resources and the web. This course is offered as a short term weekdays class, a two-weekend class (two Friday evenings and two Saturdays) and an online class taught through Blackboard.
Please, check the class scheduleclick on CRN# for details and contact your instructor if you have further questions.
 
Library 102 - Internet Information Resources
This is one unit information literacy course teaching students to efficiently retrieve and evaluate Web sites for academic and personal use. This class is offered as a short term weekdays class and an online class taught through Blackboard.​
Please, check the class schedule, click on CRN# for details and contact your instructor if you have further questions.
 
Library 103 - Evaluating Information Sources
This is a one unit information literacy course teaching criteria to analyze and to evaluate printed and electronic information sources for academic and personal use. This class is offered as a short term weekdays class and an online class taught through Blackboard.​
Please, check the class schedule, click on CRN# and contact your instructor if you have further questions. 
 
Information Competency Exam (LIBR 490AB)
Information Competency Exam is an online test offered in Blackboard. This test can be used to complete the Information Competency Requirement of the COS GE pattern for graduation. This requirement is only for COS students who were first enrolled at COS in Fall 2013 or those students who are returning after an absence of three consecutive semesters and did not complete one of the three Library courses (LIBR 101, 102 or 103).
Interested students need to enroll using Banner Web any time during a semester. The test can be attempted twice (only once per semester) and the minimum passing score is 75%. After two unsuccessful attempts the student must enroll and complete one of the three library courses.​

Note: Students may use this research tutorial to prepare for the test: IRIS (Information & Research Instruction Suite)​from Clark College Libraries, Vancouver, WA.​​
Last Updated: 5/11/2015 9:36 AM