The Chabot Searchpath is made possible due to funding from a Basic
Skills grant dedicated to improving students' online research
skills, especially for those taking Distance Education courses.
Funding provided additional hours for Norman Buchwald, Information
Literacy and Technology Librarian, to revise, add content, and
incorporate new lessons, making this tutorial suitable for Chabot
We would like to acknowledge our debt to Elaine Anderson Jayne, Maira Bundza,
Swati Narra, David Kohrman, and Streethran Kupusamy at Western Michigan
University for creating the original Searchpath. This tutorial is
excellent for community colleges. We would also like to acknowledge Judith Arnold and Patricia VanderMeer
for designing TILT, another tutorial that inspired the creation of Searchpath.
[Will include thanks to DVC and East Los Angeles College creators, here]
College, we give thanks to the Chabot-Las Positas Community College
Board of Trustees and the Distance Education Sub-Curriculum
Committee at Chabot College for the approval of funding of this
The librarians and students
who are primarily responsible for Searchpath are:
content, project manager,
some pictures and screencasts
not coming from the original Searchpath were created with Macromedia
Numbers" page, is reproduced with the permission of Seattle
Community College District Libraries at http://dept.sccd.ctc.edu/libraries.
Many of the graphics came from the original Searchpath and TILT.
Others come from free clip art collections
such as the Action-Links
Clip Art Archive and the Northern
Illinois University images. Some photos are purchased with a
royalty free license from
IStock Photo. So
if you find an image from this tutorial, please contact us first.
You may need to purchase a separate royalty free license from IStock
Photo. Permission was granted by the New
Yorker for the use of the "On the Internet, nobody knows you
are a dog" cartoon. The photo of Martin Luther King, Jr. in
Module 6 is courtesy of WMU Archives & Regional History Collections.
Original Chabot Searchpath material © 2007 by Chabot
College. Chabot Searchpath based upon Searchpath � 2001-2002 by the Board of
Trustees of Western Michigan University. Searchpath incorporates
material from TILT,
a tutorial developed by the Digital Information Literacy Office
for the University of Texas System Digital Library, © 1998-2002.
Some of the instructions and material on how to use the Library
Catalog is based on the
East Los Angeles County Library Tutorial � 2006 by the Los
Angeles Community College District. This material may be reproduced, distributed, or incorporated
only subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the
Open Publication License.