Library instruction sessions are typically tailored to class needs and cover research tools specific to the subject being taught. Instruction librarians welcome faculty involvement and will work closely with the course professor to provide an experience tailored to students' needs.
Example: An engineering class orientation would cover library catalog/OneSearch as well as engineering resources such as the CSA Engineering Research database or the IEEE Xplore Digital Library, in addition to research strategies that are useful to engineering majors.
What's typically included?
How to make library instruction meaningful to your students
Research & Instruction Librarians offer workshops on new library resources and refresher workshops on existing library resources. These workshops can be open to the public or customized for a particular user groups. Workshops have been offered
Contact Lauren Newton, Head of Library Instruction, with suggestions or to arrange a workshop for your department.
Individual instruction and research assistance is available for faculty, students and staff.