LIS 1001 Calendar   Fall 2007

August 29
Orientation Session. You will be given the course syllabus.
Discussion on the Library layout, policies and procedures.

September 5

How to locate books using the library’s online catalog.

September 12
Using other community college and local Library catalogs.

September 19
Work on the online catalog assignment.

September 26
Brief lecture on Searching for “other” media in our catalog.   Visit the
Media Center.

October 3

Using indexes to locate periodicals using the Gale Suite of  Electronic

October 10
Subject specific databases.

October 17
Work on the online database assignment.

October 24
Introduce Reference Books as Resources.

October 31
Midterm exam.  

November 1
Internet Research, search engines, web page evaluation.  

November 7
More web page evaluation.

November 14
Work on the Internet/Reference Assignment.

November 21
The research paper. Introduce citation styles.

November 28
Citing books, periodicals and electronic resources using   MLA style.

December 5
“Wrap up” for Final Exam; hand out Take Home Final Exam

December 12
Final exam and projects are due.