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Library Instruction Request Form

Please complete all sections of this form to request a library instruction session. Once your request has been scheduled, a librarian will contact you to discuss specifics. In order to best serve you and your students, library sessions must be scheduled at least a week in advance. If you have any questions about scheduling, contact Sean Bird (x 1550).
* = required information

Part I. Your Class Information

* Instructor

* Today's Date

* Phone

* Email

Date/Time Requested for Session

Course Number and Title

Number of Students

Day and Time Class Meets

Is there a particular librarian you would like to request?

Part II. Your Assignment

Please describe the type of library research you are requiring of your students and what you are hoping your students will learn from this session. Students should be familiar with the requirements of the assignment before they come to a library instruction session. Success of any library instruction session is based on students having an actual research assignment and knowing what that assignment is before they come for the library session.

Part III. Instruction Session Options

Please mark the type of instructional session you are interested in. Be sure to notice time constraints!

Instruction Session Options

1. Mabee Library Tour (20 minutes)

2. Search Strategy Techniques – (10 minutes) Please select one of the sessions below in yellow

3. Locating articles using citations (20 minutes)

4. Using the Library Catalog (20 minutes)

5. Academic One File  (20 minutes)

6. Wilson Web (20 minutes)

7. Overview: Subject Specific Databases (20 minutes)

8. Interlibrary Loan (10 minutes)

9. Scholarly v. Popular Publications (10 minutes)

10. Evaluating Websites (30 minutes)

11. Citing Sources (20 minutes)

12. Ethical Use of Information (30 minutes) Finding Scholarly Resources using Google/Google Scholar

13. Specialized sessions - (time requirements vary).
Faculty work directly with a librarian to create sessions geared to specialized library assignments, to learn only a specific database, or to review unique resources.

Once you send the form, Sean Bird (x1550) will schedule the class and refer your request to the appropriate librarian. The librarian will then contact you to discuss your particular assignment and session. Give us a call if you have questions.