The Library offers a variety of 75-minute workshops to help students learn academic research strategies, resources, and more. Workshops are open to all current Mt. SAC students. Topics covered include:
Except “Starting Your Research” all workshops are held in the Library in Room 238.
The Library offers two credit courses -
Library 1 (LIBR 1) - Information Resources and Research Methods (available online & on-campus) 3.0 units; CSU/UC transferable
Course Description: Research methods for academic research and critical thinking that support information competency. Topics include finding, evaluating, and documenting information using traditional and electronic resources.
Library 1A (LIBR 1A) - Introduction to Library Research (available online & on-campus) 1.0 unit; CSU/UC transferable
Course Description: Research strategies for academic research and critical thinking. Topics include search strategies, citation of sources, and use and evaluation of library resources.
A research guide is a webpage designed by librarians that includes the best, most helpful resources on a particular topic or for a specific course.
Click to see a complete list of available research guides.