Student Learning Outcomes
Library Services Student Learning Outcomes
The library's mission is to support all Allan Hancock College students and staff with
both immediate research needs and the development of information literacy skills,
to enhance lifelong learning. In addition, the library is the campus "center of learning,"
with a welcoming atmosphere conducive to studying and learning.
The library at Allan Hancock College has identified learning outcomes to support its
mission. The assessment of those outcomes enables the college to understand its effectiveness
and improve library services and support functions.
- Students will navigate a physical or virtual library to find a variety of resources
to answer information needs.
- Students will use the research process to efficiently locate and use the most appropriate
source of information for a problem or question.
- Students will evaluate the quality of information sources for bias, currency, authority,
accuracy, and coverage.
- Students will use information ethically by citing sources, not representing work attributable
to others as their own, and requesting permission for use of copyrighted materials.
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