(Adapted from our Faculty Resources guide)
Where Does Library Instruction Occur?
The library: reference desk, offices, classroom, labs
Around campus: classrooms, outreach events, department visits
Anywhere the student is: online, phone, chat
What Does Library Instruction Look Like?
Who Provides Library Instruction?
Librarians, who are, continually engaged in professional development and training
How do I request library instruction?
Make a request online via the CFL Website
Call/email/visit directly with appropriate Subject Librarian
Schools of Law and Medicine* have separate instruction programs
*includes Social Work
When is the best time to schedule library instruction?
At the student’s “Point of Need” – e.g when given an assignment
Early in a program to gain general familiarity or exposure to the library
Any time in the semester when noticing students struggling with research
Provide good lead time - the sooner the better - to give us time to prepare