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Spring 2015 Syllabus for LIB -D051.-63Z
LIB -D051.-63Z - Pauline Yeckley
Business Resources on the World Wide Web
Call Number: 31928
Term: Winter 2014
1 units
De Anza College Distance Learning Center • LC 107 • Phone: 408-864-8969 • FAX: 408-864-8245 • http://www.deanza.edu/distance/
Locate, examine and evaluate business-related information available on the World Wide Web.
Instructor Information: Pauline Yeckley
In addition to teaching this class I am a librarian at the DeAnza Library. If you have questions about the class and would like to meet in person, send me an email or telephone call and we can set a time to meet in the DeAnza Library.

Phone: (408) 864-8303
Email: yeckleypauline@deanza.edu
Office Location: LC-101
Office Hours: Friday afternoons, Library Reference Desk, 12:00 - 4:00 PM
Advisory: EWRT 200 and READ 200 (or LART 200), or ESL 261, 262 and 263.

Students must have an individual e-mail account.
A. Locate and appraise information about companies.
B. Examine business news websites: national and international.
C. Develop an introductory knowledge of online resources about major
D. Examine websites focusing on employment.
Media Availability
Written Assignments
There are four online assignments corresponding to objectives A-D above.
Answers to the assignments are gained by accessing different websites on the
Internet. Answers are submitted online within the Catalyst web based program.
Students are asked to use subscription databases; off campus users will enter
their 8-digit student id number.
Extra Credit
Exam Review
Review Notes
Exam Notes
LIB 51, Business Resources on the World Wide Web is an online class. All of the
instructional materials are included in the course website. The website is part of
the De Anza College Catalyst system.
Final Grade
Grades are available through the student's "My Portal" account. For more
information: http://www.deanza.edu/registration/grades.html
Cover Sheet
Additional Information
Testing / Grading
There are 4 assignments and a final exam.
Alternate Exams
There are four assignments and a final exam. Each is worth 50 points for a
total of 250 points.
A = 100 - 93% - minimum of 233 points
B = 92 - 85% - minimum of 213 points
C = 84 - 76% - minimum of 190 points
D = 75 - 69% - minimum of 173 points
Assignments Schedule
  • The class website indicates when each assignment is due throughout the
  • Assignments may be completed and turned in ahead of this schedule.
  • All coursework, including the final must be completed by Thursday, 1:00
    PM of finals week.
  • Cheating
    Policy on Copying and Cheating:Students who submit the work of others as their own or cheat on exams or other assignments will receive a failing grade in the course and will be reported to college authorities.
    Catalyst Information
    This course utilizes Catalyst, De Anza's Online Learning Community. Please view the Catalyst website at https://catalyst.deanza.edu/ to login. Please note that you will be unable to login until the first day of class. Be sure you are using your correct username and password - do not use your social security number or international "99" number. If you need help logging in or finding your student ID, please view the short instructional video at: https://catalyst.deanza.edu/?pg=mod1. Additional instructions and assistance can be found on the Catalyst website.
    De Anza College Library Services are available for all students and faculty, both on and off campus. Please consult the library website for a complete description of the library services and hours:

    De Anza College Library: http://www.deanza.edu/library/

    Services of particular interest to off campus students include:
    • Access to the Library Catalog which includes books, DVDs, and course reserves. Here is a link to the library catalog:
      Library Catalog: http://library.deanza.edu/uhtbin/webcat
    • Article Databases and Research Databases The library subscribes to several electronic databases which provide access to thousands of full-text journals, newspapers, and magazine articles. Research databases include: LEXIS NEXIS Academic, Encyclopedia Britannica Online and a Practice Test Database which contains Nursing Exams, TOEFL Preparation, College Entrance Exams, and many more.
    To use the article or research databases from an off campus computer, log in with your 14 digit library number or eight digit student id number. These instructions are repeated on the first page of the library website along with descriptions of all the online resources provided.

    Distance Learning
    Building: MLC 250
    Email: distance@deanza.edu
    Phone: 408.864.8969

    Last Updated: 9/5/13