Who should i contact to set up a library session?
may I schedule a library session in the middle of the semester?
may I schedule work-days in the Reference room, instruction lab, or classroom?
Yes! We often have faculty schedule hands-on working days with library reference sources, databases, and books to help students move their research forward. These sessions can be scheduled to have the faculty member and/or the librarian serving as guide-on-the-side for student work.
how can i incorporate a graded assignment into a library session?
Your liaison librarian can work with you to create a worksheet or online activity, providing students with hands-on work time and resources, which can then be graded by you as part of a class participation, journaling activity, etc.
how can i make library research assignments more successful?
- Talk with your librarian ahead of time to describe your goals for the assignment.
- Tiered assignments help support students through complex assignments and take advantage of students' developmental readiness. Samples of tiered research assignments are available here and the Bloom's taxonomy of cognitive levels can be helpful in designing research projects.
- Schedule a library session that fits the timing of your assignment, so that the library resources and strategies are relevant to students.
may i use primary sources in the archives?
where can i find additional information about digital humanities?
what is the diy library and how do i use it for classes?