Dear Student,

Welcome to distance education at Cuesta College, and the online version of Libt 110 - School Library Media Services. This course is taught by Del Chausse and Mary Speidel. This letter is to inform you of some important details prior to the commencement of this online class. Please read this letter carefully!!

CRN: 71494 - Fall This class DOES NOT begin until

Important Note:

The instructors will send an e-mail to your myCuesta e-mail account with the class web site address, username, and password a few days prior to the beginning of class.

Note: All students receive a myCuesta e-mail that can be accessed through the myCuesta Portal ( If you do not want to use this e-mail you can login into, select email then look at the GMail information, and set this e-mail to be forwarded to any e-mail of your choice.


  • The textbook we will be using for LIBT 110 (School Library Media Services) class is: Where Do I Start: A school Library Handbook. Santa Clara Office of Education, Linworth Publishing, 2001. ISBN: 1-58683-043-0. The text is available at the college bookstore: Cuesta Book Store

  • Please make arrangements to purchase the text well in advance of the first day the class begins.


  • Current Web Browser: Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer (Mac or Windows)
  • Computer Specs: Power Macintosh or Windows (Pentium) computer with at least a 200 Mhz processor speed and a minimum of 64 MB of system RAM (memory)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader plugin. This is a free plugin that enables you to read the course readings. If you do not already have this plugin, you can download it at:
  • Basic computer experience.

Introduction to Distance Education

If this is the first online course that you have taken, and you feel that you may not have the necessary computer skills to succeed, you might consider taking DIST 101. DIST 101 is a half unit, 3-week course that will introduce you to some of the basic technologies that are used in online courses.

If you have any further questions prior to the first day of class, please feel free to e-mail Del Chausse (Del Chausse) or Mary Speidel (Mary Speidel ) .


Del Chausse
Mary Speidel
Instructors, LIBT 110