Cerritos College Library Courses
What impact has the Information Revolution had on you?
It has had a profound impact on all aspects of society, affecting how we live, work, and learn. There is no escaping it. As participants in the information revolution however, we may not be prepared to fully utilize existing or newly emerging technologies to our advantage.
Are you a part of the revolution? The process of becoming an informed participant in the information revolution is called information competency. Information competency is defined as the “ability to find, evaluate, use, and communicate information in all its various formats”. That’s what our Library courses are all about.
The concept of information competency is also referred to as information literacy. More information on the concept of information competency can be found at the following web sites:
- Information Competency in the California Community Colleges
- Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education
The Library offers the following courses: