Online Education

Online Education Center


Summer 2016 Syllabus for LIB -D055.-62Z
LIB -D055.-62Z - Alex Swanner
Emerging Internet Technologies
Call Number: 20998
Term: Fall 2012
1 units
De Anza College Online Education Center • LC 107 • Phone: 408-864-8969 • FAX: 408-864-8245 •
Instructor Information: Alex Swanner
I am a librarian in the De Anza College Library. After attending De Anza College I transferred to U.C. Santa Cruz where I studied American and English Literature. I received my Master in Library and Information Science from San Jose State University. I have worked at De Anza College for 25 years, both as a classified employee and, since 2005, as a member of the faculty.

Phone: 408-864-8486
Office Location: LC 209
Office Hours: By appointment
Final Grade
Grades are available through the student's "My Portal" account. For more information:

Additional Information
Note to students with disabilities: If you have a disability-related need for
reasonable academic accommodations or services in this course, provide
(name of Instructor) with a Test Accommodation Verification Form (also
known as a TAV form) from Disability Support Services (DSS) or the
Educational Diagnostic Center (EDC). Students are expected to give five days
notice of the need for accommodations. Students with disabilities can obtain
a TAV form from their DSS counselor (864-8753 DSS main number) or EDC
advisor (864-8839 EDC main number).
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 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: 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:

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:
  • 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.

Online Education
Building: MLC 210

Phone: 408.864.8969
M-Th: 9:00a-5:00p
F: 9:00a-4:00p


Last Updated: 1/27/16