Library Courses

Spring 2023: January 30 - May 26 

Library Hours:
Monday- Thursday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday, 8:00 am-12:30 pm

Online Research Help:
Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm 

Summer 2023: June 12 - August 9 

Library Hours:
Monday- Wednesday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Closed Thursday-Sunday

For questions, call, text, or chat with a librarian:

Library Phone:
(714) 895-8741

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

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If you require more detailed research assistance or want to book in advance, schedule a meeting:

Hybrid and online classes covering library resources and the Internet.

Library G110 – Introduction to College 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.