COS Information Competency Requirement can be met by either completing one of three library (LIBR) courses or passing the exam:

LIBR 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 face to face class and an online class taught through Canvas.
Please, check the class scheduleclick on CRN for details and contact your instructor if you have further questions.
 
LIBR 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 course is offered as a short term face to face class and an online class taught through Canvas.
Please, check the class scheduleclick on CRN for details and contact your instructor if you have further questions.​
 
 
LIBR 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 course is offered as a short term face to face class and an online class taught through CanvasPlease, check the class scheduleclick on CRN for details and contact your 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 and the minimum passing score is 75%. After two unsuccessful attempts the student should enroll in and complete one of three library courses.​ 
Note: Students are strongly encouraged to prepare for this exam using​ COS Library tutorial.
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Last Updated: 9/7/2018 10:36 AM