We currently offer one three-unit course entitled, LIBR 100: Research Methods & Media Literacy. This course gives students a comprehensive introduction to information competency skills and prepares students to complete college-level research assignments such as papers and speeches successfully.
See the MJC Class Schedule for details.
Our free, non-credit, online Research Skills courses are a perfect way for you to learn how to conduct and present your research.
Research Skills 1 (LIBR 901)
Introduction to research, including topic selection, topic development, and an overview of available information sources.
Research Skills 2 (LIBR 902)
Introduction to research, including locating sources, identifying search terms, and evaluating sources.
Research Skills 3 (LIBR 903)
Introduction to research, including presenting research and data, citations, and academic integrity.
You will add these courses just like you do any other course in PiratesNet. You DO NOT need an access code to add these courses any time during the semester.
Follow the steps outlined in the instructions below to register.
Here are video instructions for registering as well as an overview of how to navigate the Research Skills courses.
Having problems registering for these classes?
Contact Enrollment Services at 209-575-6853 (business hours) or email email@example.com
Try some of these research guides below to improve your research skills. You can also browse our full collection of Research Guides. Be sure to select the guides under the subject of Research Skills if you want to see all the guides we have that will help you improve your research and writing skills:
Check out the MJC Library's YouTube channel for our collection of How To Research Videos.