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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 and use information for papers and projects. Recommended for all students. Transferable to UC and CSU.

Library 11: 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 UC and CSU.

Library 112: 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 CSU.

IVC Library Contact

Circulation Phone: 949-451-5761
Librarian Phone: 949-451-5266

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Library Hours

Spring 2018
January 16 - May 23, 2018

Monday 7:45 am - 9 pm ​
​Tuesday 7:45 am - 9 pm
​Wednesday 7:45 am - 9 pm​
​Thursday 7:45 am - 9 pm
​Friday 7:45 am - 4 pm​
​Saturday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm​
​Sunday CLOSED


March 30 Closed - Cesar Chavez Day
May 16 Limited hours & services*
May 24-25 Limited hours & services*
May 28 Closed - Memorial Day

*limited hours are 8am-4pm; limited services are computer use and bill pay only, NO checkouts.​​​


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