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Name: Jane McKenna, MLS  

Position: Access Services Librarian
School/Location: Alameda
Phone: (510) 748-2366
Office/Classroom:  Library

About Jane

Jane McKenna is a tenured librarian at College of Alameda Library.   She currently serves as Head Librarian and also as Access Services Librarian. Jane also teaches an online course, Introduction to Information Resources (LIS85), through the Library Information Studies Department.

LIS85 Course

LIS85 is 2 units, CSU and UC transferable, and taught completely online at College of Alameda. It covers an introduction to the basic concepts and tools used in information research. The course meets the Information Competency Requirement at SFSU and CSU East Bay. Recommended Preparation: ENGL 201A or appropriate placement and basic computer skills.

To enroll: go to Passport on the College of Alameda homepage.

Once you have Enrolled: On the first day of class, check your Peralta Student e-mail for a message from the instructor explaining how to get started in the class. If students do not follow the instructions within that message by the specified deadline then they may be dropped as no shows. If you do not receive an e-mail by the first day of class, contact the instructor at

Textbook: All readings are free online resources. No textbook is required for this class.

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