What is information literacy? How can I help my students engage in more thoughtful research? What tools does the library have that could enhance my instruction? We're here to help answer those questions and more. For now, take a look at this guide and the ones listed below, then let us know what we can do to lighten your workload - in person or online.
1. How do I schedule a library orientation?
Contact your library liaison
2. What information should I provide?
Copy and paste the following (numbers 1-8) into an email to your liaison.
Research Instruction Request Form
The library will be happy to schedule the room for you if it is in the Thrift Building.
8. Do you have any other special requests/information relevant to this orientation (i.e. specific databases/resources to be covered,
WARNING! - Due to the large volume of orientations at the beginning of each semester, it is wise to make your request well in advance.
3. Does the library offer online research instruction?
Yes. The library uses a tool called LibWizard to create interactive tutorials that teach information literacy skills and assess students' understanding. Tutorials can be embedded directly in Canvas.
Embed Library Reading Lists directly in your Canvas course and find out which students are doing the assigned readings.