Library Instruction

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This page is currently under construction as we are re-building our website and our instructional offerings for students. Please contact Felicia Kalker, Instruction Librarian with any questions.

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Instructors: Request Library Instruction for your students

Library Instruction Request Form: Request a 75 min. workshop, taught by a librarian and tailored to your class assignment. Topics include information literacy, database searching, understanding scholarly sources, evaluating web content, and more. Note: During Covid-19 closure, these sessions may take place over Zoom.

 

Learn about our information literacy modules for Canvas

(this opens a page in Canvas; please login to Canvas to view content)

Modules may be imported into your course, or individual pages may be used and adapted. Librarian-created screencasts are also available in Canvas Studio for you to embed in your own course.

 

Library Tutorial (LUCI)

LUCI: One-hour (approximately) tutorial for students

(log into Canvas and select "Join this Course").

Library LUCI Tutorial Home Screen

 

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Read these instructions first:

Please plan to spend approximately one hour and complete all sections of this tutorial, including the quiz. Note: work cannot be saved, so you must complete the tutorial within the same hour that you begin.


You will have only one quiz attempt allowed for each class you are enrolled in. To get credit, you must complete all the steps and submit the quiz at the end. Be sure to include your full name, your instructor's name, and your class.
 

The tutorial has four sections: Getting Started; Using Research Tools; Evaluating Information Sources; Citing Sources & Avoiding Plagiarism. Each section is 2-3 page long and may contain short videos to watch.

 

Students: Get Help Using the Library

Need help logging in or using Library resources? Access our Student Help Guide.

 

The video below will show you how to log in and view library resources from home:

 

Link to additional short videos for students (coming soon).

 

Student Evaluation Form

Students: Please complete the evaluation form after the library session.

Instructors: Please share this link with students to evaluate the session (thank you!)

Research Guides

Citation Help

additional links coming soon

LIR 110 Course
Library Information Resources (LIR) 110 :
Research Methods in an Online World

A one-unit course designed for the student who would like to become a more effective online researcher.  Students will learn to select and effectively use appropriate research tools, such as databases and search engines for specific information needs. Students will develop search strategies and express their research questions in relevant search terms.  In addition, they will evaluate information and create citations in accordance with style manuals.  Ethical issues about information will also be introduced. 


This course is usually taught online or in a hybrid format (partially online). Check the course schedule for details about each section's requirements.

 

LIR 110 is usually presented in eight-week segments. Check schedules carefully for beginning and ending dates of each section.

 

Sample Syllabus 

 

For more information, please contact Felicia Kalker.