Library Credit Courses

LIB 100 C: Introduction to Library Research:
Interested in earning 1 unit of credit and learning how to do the kind of research that will get you great grades? Take LIB 100, it works!

LIB 100 C is a hybrid class and features an introduction to traditional and electronic methods of research including the internet. Students learn to locate, evaluate and correctly cite the information selected for use.

Library Instruction / Orientations

Instructors who would like to schedule research instruction sessions for their classes should email the title of their classes, the assignment prompt that their students are working on, and their preferred choice of dates and hours to the Instruction Librarian, Billy Pashaie, at

Cypress TILT

The library also provides Cypress TILT, a self-paced tutorial, available through the library website. TILT is comprised of four interactive modules:

  • Module One: Principles of Selecting Sources
  • Module Two: Principles of Searching for Information
  • Module Three: Principles of Evaluating Sources
  • Module Four: Practice using the principles with resources from the Cypress College Library

Cypress TILT (self-paced tutorial)


The Cypress College Library has a wide variety of library-specific handouts. Copies of these handouts are available in the Information Kiosk near the library reference desk. Click here for electronic versions of these handouts.