Information competency is essential to student success in the Information Age.
Library and Learning Resources
Developed by the Counseling & Library Faculty Issues Committee of the Academic Senate and supported by Resolution 16.1 passed at the Fall Plenary Session of the Academic Senate, this paper was written to describe and help clarify the qualifications, roles, and responsibilities of library faculty in the California Community Colleges. It further identifies the relationship between the mission of the California Community Colleges and the Library Science discipline by addressing the areas of instruction, curriculum, governance and qualifications of the discipline.
The curriculum approval process should include a joint review by classroom and library faculty of requirements for library/learning resource materials for the new course or new program and completion of the attached Joint Course/Program Review Worksheet and the Sign Off for New Courses or the Sign Off for New Programs. This joint review should be initiated by classroom faculty is the first step in developing the plan to provide adequate library/learning resources to support course and program objectives for the curriculum being developed.