Faculty may request library instruction by emailing Megan Johnson or calling her at 383-8191. Classes are conducted in the library's instruction classroom, where students get hands-on experience using electronic resources. Librarians tailor the classes to the students' assignments, and can provide instruction on any kinds of research sources, including databases, online catalog, Internet resources, and reference works.
Library instruction saves time for everyone and makes research less daunting and more enjoyable for the students. We encourage you to take advantage of this service for all your classes.
Library Research Credit Courses
The library offers research classes taught by professional reference librarians at both introductory and advanced levels. All classes are conducted in the library's instruction classroom.
LIB101: Introduction to Academic Research (one credit hour--15 classes)
This course will introduce students to the strategies and skills necessary to locate, evaluate and use print and online academic research resources. The class will provide the basic knowledge of research fundamentals needed to freshmen and sophomores. Topics covered will include using databases, the library catalog, and academic research on the Internet.