Cuesta College: Library/Information Technology Spring 2019 Courses

Spring Library Courses


Cuesta College’s Library/Information Science courses start on January 22nd.  Each is fully online, many qualify for ALA LSSC Library Support Staff Certification credit.

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DIST 101 – Introduction To Online  (.5 unit, meets 1/22-2/08)
Introduces students to the different types of technologies utilized in a distance education course.

LIBT 205 – Lib/Information Center Collections   (3 units meets 1/22-5/24)
Provides an overview of how to select, purchase, and organize print, electronic, and other materials to stock library/information center collections.

LIBT 207 – Web Page Development  (3 units meets 1/22-5/24)
Designed to prepare students to understand XHTML and the steps necessary to the effective design and development of web sites.

LIBT 212 – Research Skills   (1 unit; 2 sections available: one meets 1/22-3/22, the other meets 3/25 – 5/24)
An information literacy course for students wishing to improve their research skills.

LIBT 213 – Advanced Internet Searching   (1 unit, meets 3/25-5/24)
Focuses on advanced search techniques, strategies, and concepts to locate a variety of information resources for personal and academic needs.

LIBT 215 – Technology In The Workplace   (3 units meets 1/22-5/24)
This course offers a practical look at proper approaches and techniques used to understand, utilize and troubleshoot workplace technology.

LIBT 217 – Ethics in the Information Age    (1 unit, meets 3/25-5/24)
Focuses on ethical and legal issues of information access and publishing as applicable to the Internet.

LIBT 218 – Adolescent Literature   (3 units meets 1/22-5/24)
Explores the literature and electronic resources essential for library technicians to work effectively with adolescents in a library setting.