Library Courses

Currently closed to students and the general public. To speak with a Reference Librarian, online reference chat is available during regular operating hours.

Fall 2020:
August 24 – December 11

Online Reference Chat Hours
Monday – Thursday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Library Main Line:
(714) 895-8741

Chat with a faculty librarian or text us at: 
(714) 882-5425

Hybrid and online classes covering library resources and the Internet.

Library G110 – Information Competency and Library Research. 1 unit.
This course is designed to assist students in learning how to use traditional and electronic library resources and other research tools effectively for academic research and critical thinking. Classwork emphasizes applied experience with research planning, search strategies, critical evaluation of information, and documentation of sources following standard citation styles. Offered in a hybrid/ online format : coursework online with so me in-person meetings/attendance required. 8 week course. Pass/no pass only. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Library G120 – Libraries & the Internet. 1 unit.
This course introduces students to college level, online research, including how to locate, use, and evaluate information from the Internet. This course provides librarian guided study with student skills demonstration using library college research resources such as the GWC Library online databases and Internet resources such as online directories, virtual libraries, and search engines. Offered in an online format. 8 week course. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.