West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200

Library Orientations


Summer Library Orientations, June 1 - July 24 (M-Th: 10am - 2pm)

Please call 408-741-2028 to schedule a library orientation during the summer 2015 session.  If you leave a voice mail, please give the following information:

  • Name
  • Class and section #
  • Day and time of preferred orientation (must have 48 hours notice)
  • Telephone number
  • email address

A librarian will reply and discuss the logistics of the orientation. Please note that leaving the above information in voicemail is not a guarantee that the orientation is scheduled. 

A library orientation can provide specialized instruction to help your students...

  • reduce library anxiety
  • understand the research process
  • locate books, articles and reputable web sites
  • recognize scholarly vs. popular articles
  • find statistics and government documents
  • prepare for future research needs

We strongly encourage instructors  to be present and to participate in the instruction sessions in order to emphasize the importance of information retrieval skills.

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