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Library Credit Courses

Library 10: Introduction to Library Research
(2 units)

A thorough introduction to the traditional and digital information resources of an academic library. Designed to equip the student to access, evaluate, organize an​d use information for papers and projects. Recommended for all students. Transferable to UC and CSU.

Library 11: Introduction to Electronic Databases

(1 unit) 
Introduces students to electronic database resources and indexes used for college research. Focuses on search options, content, and evaluating and citing online materials. Recommended for all students, especially transfer students. Transferable to UC and CSU.​

Library 112: Information Competency: Internet Searching

(1 unit)
An introduction to online research focusing on information competency skills necessary for academic study. Covers web-search strategies, evaluating web resources, recognizing plagiarism, and documenting scholarly research materials found on the Internet. Transferable to CSU.

IVC Library Contact

Circulation Desk: 949-451-5761
Librarian Desk: 949-451-5266
Renew Checkouts: 949-451-5438


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Library Hours​​​

Fall 2019
August 19 - December 18, 2019

Monday 745am-10pm
​Tuesday 745am-10pm
​Wednesday 745am-10pm
​Thursday 745am-10pm​
​Friday 745am-4pm
​Saturday 10am-230pm
​Sunday CLOSED
September 2 (Labor Day)
November 11 (Veterans Day)
November 28-30 (Thanksgiving)
December 23-January 1 (Winter Break)


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