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Library Credit Courses

LIB 100 C: Introduction to Library Research:
Interested in earning 1 unit of credit and learning how to do the kind of research that will get you great grades? Take LIB 100, it works!

LIB 100 C is a hybrid class and features an introduction to traditional and electronic methods of research including the Internet. Students learn to locate, evaluate and correctly cite the information selected for use. 

Library Instruction / Orientations

If an instructor would like to schedule a library instruction session for an entire class, just fill out a request form at least two weeks before the requested date and turn in the form to the library reference desk. The Instruction/Outreach Librarian, Billy Pashaie, will contact you to confirm the date and assignment.  If you would like to contact him directly, his phone number is (714) 484-7418 and his email address is:

Library Instruction Request Form

Cypress TILT

The library also provides Cypress TILT, a self-paced tutorial, available through the library web site.

TILT is comprised of four interactive modules:
  • Module One: Principles of Selecting Sources
  • Module Two: Principles of Searching for Information
  • Module Three: Principles of Evaluating Sources
  • Module Four: Practice using the principles with resources from the Cypress College Library

Cypress TILT (self-paced tutorial)


The Cypress College Library has a wide variety of library-specific handouts. Copies of these handouts are available in the Information Kiosk near the library reference desk.

Click here for electronic versions of these handouts.

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