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Mission

Our mission is to assist students, faculty, and staff attain their educational and
informational goals in a supportive library environment.

Goals of the Library

  • To provide a collection of materials which supports the curriculum and the information needs of the campus community and which reflects the diversity of the population we serve.
  • To provide complete and accurate access to the collection as well as access to materials beyond the library walls.
  • To provide appropriate instruction to patrons in the use of library materials and library technology.

The library strives to attain these goals by providing a varied library instruction program, including individualized instruction at the Reference Desk, Library Instruction Sessions, and Research Consultations.

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Courses

LIB 100 F Introduction to Research (1)

One hour lecture per week. This class is designed to introduce students to print and online library research tools and resources, including the Internet. Students will learn how to develop research strategies that will enable them to locate/retrieve, analyze, evaluate, and cite appropriate resources on a given topic. Each student will compile and prepare a written bibliography of relevant sources on a topic. The class is of special value to those students intending to transfer to a four-year institution. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit)

LIB 100HF Honors Introduction to Research (1)

One hour lecture per week.This is an enhanced course designed to introduce honors students to print and online library research tools and resources, including the Internet. Students will develop critical thinking skills and learn research strategies that will enable them to locate/ retrieve, analyze, evaluate, and cite appropriate resources on a given topic. Each student will compile and prepare a written bibliography of relevant sources on a topic. The class is of special value to those students intending to transfer to a four-year institution. (CSU) (UC) (Degree Credit)

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Annual Report

 

Description

2009/10

2010/11

2011/12

2012/13

2013/14

     

Students Served

814,867
852,363
709,862
598,386
 

Highest Attendance Day

7,880
8,421
7,347
6,254
 

Questions Asked

57,761
67,075
55,235
47,671
 

Database Searches

1,338,377
1,119,387
2,938,922
5,047,973
 

Circulation - Books

29,315
27,044
26,496
22,423
 

Circulation - Reserves

103,873
76,882
64,427
53,436
 

Instructor Requested Library Instruction Sessions (LIS)

243
246
224
224
260

LIS Student Attendance

6,604
7,180
8,913
6,139
7,628

Scheduled Research Consultations

 
 
70
64
114
 

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September 23, 2014
 
 
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