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Library Instruction: Request Library Instruction


undefinedAs the Fall 2020 semester begins and as the threat level for COVID-19 remains high, library instruction will be conducted online using synchronous (Zoom sessions) and asynchronous methods (tutorials, videos, guides, etc.).

How can Library Instruction help your students

The Library Instruction Program supports the teaching and research needs of faculty, staff, and the community, but the primary focus is the education of undergraduate and graduate students. 

Our library instruction provides students with the opportunity to learn about: 

  • library resources;
  • how to formulate a research strategy;
  • how find and choose credible sources;
  • how to avoid plagiarism;

Library Instruction Options

undefined  Synchronous - Request Live Session using Zoom

  • Students can view a live demonstration of how to use library databases and other search tools.
  • Provides real-time discussion where students can ask questions
  • Sessions can be recorded and shared with students later. 

undefined  Asynchronous - Request Interactive tutorials, instructional videos, research guides 

  • Provides flexibility for students who can view or complete instructional material in their own time and at their own pace.
  • Some interactive tutorials can be embedded into Blackboard and have an integrated quiz component.
  • Examples of instructional material:

undefined  Hybrid model 

  • Provides the best of both synchronous and asynchronous models.
  • Live instructional session supplemented with additional instructional material.
  • Fill out the synchronous - Zoom instruction request form and indicate your interest in a hybrid model using the option provided.