Reference Desk: Library 2000
Phone (510) 885-3765
Linda S. Dobb, J.D. University of California, Hastings College of Law; M.S., Simmons College
Elizabeth A. Ginno, M.L.S. University of Washington, Seattle
Douglas B. Highsmith, M.S.L.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Aline Soules, M.S.L.S. Wayne State University
Thomas F. Bickley, M.S.L.I.S. The Catholic University of America
Korey Brunetti, M.L.S. San Jose State University
Dana S. Edwards, M.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Kyzyl M. Fenno-Smith, M.L.S. University of Washington
Senior Assistant Librarians
Jeffra Bussmann, MLS San José State University
Andrew Carlos, MLIS San José State University
Gretchen Keer, MLIS Rutgers University
Diana Wakimoto, M.S.L.S., Simmons College
Jiannan Wang, M.L.I.S., University of Iowa
University Library Mission Statement
The mission of the University Library at Cal State East Bay is to provide user-focused quality services and collections in support of undergraduate and graduate programs, faculty research, and the general information needs of the diverse community. The University Library provides access to recorded knowledge in all formats regardless of ownership. Consistent with the teaching mission of the university, the library assists students in becoming information competent, critical thinkers, and life-long learners. The University Library provides physical facilities to foster individual and collaborative teaching and learning and to encourage the exchange of ideas.
The Library's mission is accomplished through the following goals:
- Identify, acquire, organize, preserve, and provide access to pertinent recorded knowledge to support teaching, research, and creative activities.
- Develop and promote a comprehensive information literacy program.
- Provide an easily accessible, user-friendly and safe environment that fosters teaching and learning.
- Engage in outreach to the campus and wider communities to inform them about library resources and services, identify needed resources and services, and promote partnerships.
- Aspire to be a forward thinking, dynamic organization that is responsive and flexible in order to achieve its mission and goals.
- Continue to improve the library's effectiveness through systematic, on-going outcome assessment.
|Course Number||Course Information|
|1210||Introduction to Information Literacy (2)
Basic information literacy concepts. Research strategies and appropriate techniques for effectively identifying, acquiring, evaluating, using, and communicating information in various formats. Sections tailored to articulate with courses in first year thematic G. E. sequences in Areas B, C, and D. Prerequisite: enrollment in the First Year Cluster or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 1551. A-F grading only.
|1551||Information Skills in the Electronic Age (2)
Instruction and practice in accessing information through print, electronic, and other non-print formats. Includes examination of the Library's collections as well as information available remotely through electronic means. Not open to students with credit for 1210. CR/NC grading only.