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About the Library

Research & Instruction

General Information and Responsibilities

The Research & Instruction Department is the primary information center for the Thomas G. Carpenter Library. The Department provides library user education, research assistance, and numerous guides to the many print and electronic resources available in the library. Although the department's primary clientele are UNF researchers, reference staff field questions from researchers all over the world.

User Education Programs

The Department's User Education Program provides training ranging in scope from brief individual orientations to instruction designed for specific classes. In addition, the library's one credit course, LIS 1001 (BLISS), provides semester long training in research and electronic data retrieval techniques.