Why Take a Library Class?
LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER
GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
6000 WEST OLIVE AVE.
GLENDALE, AZ 85302
TEL:623.845.3112

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Taking an LBS or IFS calss will help you successfully research your assignments at GCC and will strengthen your ability to locate, evaluate and effectively use the information you need in your careers and your personal life.

What are those skills?

Taking an LBS or IFS class will help you achieve the five information literacy skills as identified by the Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association. These include the following:

1. Define and articulate the need for information.

2. Access information effectively and efficiently.

3. Evaluate information and sources critically and incorporate selected informationinto his or her knowledge base and value system.

4. Use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose.

5. Understands many of the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information, and accesses and uses information ethically and legally.


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