West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Credit Courses

Library 04 Information Competency (GRADUATION REQUIREMENT for most Associate degrees)

(1 Unit - transferable to Cal State University and University of California)

This course will provide you with opportunities to develop and strengthen your research skills and learn the core concepts of information retrieval. You will learn the essential techniques to finding, evaluating, analyzing and presenting information-key skills for a successful college career. Read more

Library 06 Stop Surfing - Start Researching

(1 Unit)

Take your web searching skills from average to guru level. Learn to access the 70% of the web that a search engine ignores. Learn to find what you need quickly and to choose the highest quality material from your results. Practice planning, executing, evaluating, and documenting a successful search for information. Read more

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