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Two types of Library Instruction
|Multiple, short visits to your classroom (approx. 15 mins each) throughout the semester
||One visit by a librarian to your class with a longer session, from 30 minutes -1 hour
|Each visit has a singular skill focus (ie: databases, citations, evaluation)
||Session covers all information literacy/library skills at one time
Can be taught IN PERSON or via ZOOM
Complete the appropriate form below and email it to Val Neylon (email@example.com) to schedule a Library Instruction Session
Library Instruction Session Tips
- The best time for a library instruction session is after a research assignment has been assigned and students have chosen their topics. Students are more likely to be motivated to learn about research resources at the point of need.
- Students learn best by doing, and we encourage you to allow time to actively reinforce their learning through hands-on practice (searching databases, etc.).
- Instruction sessions must be requested a week before the date requested
Open Educational Resources (OER)
OER are free and open textbook alternatives. Contact the library for assistance with:
- Identifying potential OER
- Using OER with a class
- Information on authoring and sharing your own OER
Request Materials for the Collection
We welcome recommendations for book and periodical selections that support the curriculum and mission of the College.
Daley College Library Department Chair