Jessica Owens



  • Library Resources

Contact Info:

Phone: (619) 644-7751
Office: Building 70, Room 263
Office Hours: By appointment






LIR 110  Research Methods in an Online World

Course Notes:

1 unit course %100 via Blackboard


This course is an 8 week course.


Designed for students who would like to become an effective online researcher.  Students will learn to select and effectively use appropriate research tools - such as subscription databases, online catalogs, search engines, and online directories for specific information needs. Students will develop search strategies and express their research question in relevant search terms.  In addition, they will evaluate information and create citations in accordance with style manuals.  Ethical issues about information will also be introduced.  Familiarity with basic computer operation is strongly recommended.  




Transfers to CSU


Subject Liaison For:

  • Art
  • Communications
  • Humanities
  • Media Communication & Journalism
  • Nursing (Co-Liaison with Patty Morrison)



  • Masters of Library and Information Science,  San Jose State University
  • B.A in Art History and History,  University of California, San Diego