COS students can meet Information Competency Requirement in two ways:
  1. complete one of the three library (LIBR) courses
    or
  2. pass the Information Competency Exam
LIBR 101 - College Research Strategies
This one unit information literacy​ course teaches the tools needed for college level research through the use of electronic databases, print resources and the web. The course is offered as a short term class and students can take it either face to face or online. Check the class scheduleclick on CRN for details, and contact the instructor if you have further questions.
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LIBR 102 - Internet Information Resources
This one unit information literacy course teaches students to efficiently retrieve and evaluate websites for academic and personal use. The course is offered as a short term class and students can take it either face to face or online.
Check the class scheduleclick on CRN for details, and contact the instructor if you have further questions.
 
LIBR 103 - Evaluating Information Sources
This one unit information literacy course teaching criteria to analyze and to evaluate printed and electronic information sources for academic and personal use. The course is offered as a short term class and students can take it either face to face or online. Check​ the class scheduleclick on CRN for details, and contact the instructor if you have further questions.
 
LIBR 490AB - Information Competency Exam 
Information Competency Exam is an online exam offered in Canvas that must be completed in three hours. Interested students need to enroll using Banner Web​ any time during a semester. The exam can be attempted only once per semester. The minimum passing score is 75%. After two unsuccessful attempts, the student should enroll in and complete one of the three library courses.​ 
Note: Students are strongly encouraged to prepare for this exam using​ COS Library tutorial.
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Last Updated: 12/5/2018 11:35 AM