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Teaching Resources: Library instructional support

Request an instruction session, a resource, or an InterLibrary Loan. Find tools for meeting learning objectives. Encourage academic integrity, copyright compliance & plagiarism prevention. Locate publishing venues and acceptance rates.

Collaborate with librarian

  • Discuss and build a course assignment or student project requiring research and inquiry.
  • Post library database links to articles in your course (librarian will assure the link will work for online/remote students). 
  • Create a library guide that displays under Library Resources (or in a module) in your course site, providing recommended pathways and strategies for locating sources related to an assignment.
  • Provide an active-learning research instructional session, increasing student engagement and retention of information.
  • Showcase the peer-review process with students: in class, Chat, or during librarian office hours.
  • Provide research support for locating sources for:
    • literature reviews and annotated bibliographies
    • teaching methods
    • lab techniques
    • company or industry information
    • secondary and primary materials in the discipline

Who to contact

Multi-section Northwest Core contacts:  

All other classes: Contact your librarian

  • In-class assignment-based research instruction (students bring laptops)
  • Online instruction sources and services related to an assignment

Library research consultations are also available for students (individual or small group) needing in-depth assistance.

Ask a Librarian

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Monday-Thursday: 24 hours
Friday: 12 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 10 pm
Sunday: 10 am - midnight

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