Distance Learning

Distance Learning Center

Orientation Details

Online Orientation for LIB -D001.-63Z
(It is highly recommended that you print out this page for future reference.)
Instructor Contact Information
Instructor Pauline Yeckley
Office Hours Friday afternoons, Library Reference Desk, 12:00 - 4:00 PM
Office Location LC-101
Office Phone (408) 864-8303
Email yeckleypauline@deanza.edu
Website http://www.deanza.edu/library/libraryclasses.html
A Message from your Instructor

Welcome to LIB 1, Library Research Skills.

Please note: there is no lab for this class.

Please note: there is no on-campus orientation for this course.

Read the information contained on this page, visit and review our class website, and then, begin working on Assignment #1.

Your instructor's name is Pauline Yeckley (that's me!) In addition to teaching this class, I am a librarian at De Anza College Library.

During this class we will review various websites and tools that can be used for college research.

  • The class website provides information about assignments, final exam, and due dates.

  • Here is a link: Distance Learning Catalyst Website.

  • Log on to the site and look for our class, LIB 1, Library Research Skills.

  • There are five assignments and a final for this class.

  • Students who have not completed Assignments #1 and #2 by Wed., Feb. 26, 2014 will be dropped from the class.

  • For detailed information, read the section Grading, Assignment Due Dates, and Final Exam Notes located on the class website.

  • I hope you enjoy this course, and contact me whenever you have questions.
  • Hours of Study
    Be prepared to spend a minimum of 1 or 2 hours per week using and studying the course materials.
    How to get started in your course
    Getting Started:
  • Make sure you have your own e-mail address and access to the Internet.

  • Send me a short e-mail introducing yourself. I will send a reply. That way we can test our e-mail connection.

  • Locate our class on the Distance Learning Catalyst Website.

  • Here is a link: Distance Learning Catalyst Website.

  • Look around our class website. Practice using the links.

  • Begin working on Assignment #1.

  • After completing the first assignment, scroll down to the bottom of the page and find instructions about how to submit your answers. After you submit an assignment, I will read the assignment and post your grade. I will also post a note with feedback for each assignment.

  • Use the same procedure for all five assignments.


  • Distance Learning
    Building: MLC 250
    Email: distance@deanza.edu
    Phone: 408.864.8969
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    Last Updated: 9/5/13