fundamentals of library research 101

Instructor Carolyn Ann Oldham


Rio Hondo College, 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier, CA 90601-1699
Link to Rio Hondo College Home Page
Link to RHC Library



562-692-0921 ext.3484

Spring 2011 Schedule/Virtual College Website

LIB 101 [CRN 30020] Online

Link to Virtual College Website

How to access your online class

Faculty Hours

Meetings can be scheduled on campus convenient to student and instructor. 
Syllabus/Course Info Spring 2011 Syllabus Spring 2011 [right click to download to your computer, or click on link to access]
**please read syllabus for textbook and general course information**

Week 1 Intro to Course

Week 2 WWW and Internet

LC Call Numbers
Library of Congress Reading

About the Course/Instructor

Links [Guides, Subject Guides, Blogs, and other fun stuff!] RHC Library
RHC Library
Links to Databases
Link to WebCat

Net Tutorials/Search Engines/Web 2.0
UC Berkeley Tutorial
UC Berkeley Tutorial:  Searching the Internet
Internet - open directory project
Web 2.0 Search Engines
What is Web 2.0?

Blog Directories
Google BlogSearch
Blog Catalogue
Real Clear Politics [political blogs]

Social Bookmarking and Web Organization
Things to know about Social Bookmarking
Tagging Strategies for Successful Social Bookmarking
Folksonomies - coopererative communication

Search Engines --Advanced Searching Concepts
Google Custom Search
Google Custom Search Engine [a fun, [relatively] easy way to create your own search engine!]
Google Custom Search Overview
CSE Links Directory [custom search engine directory]
Yahoo! Search Blog