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  • David Glenn Hunt Memorial Library
  • Library Instruction 


    The Library offers a variety of instructional services designed to actively integrate information literacy into the curricula and to facilitate students' acquisition of critical thinking and information-seeking skills. 

    Library instruction is one of the best ways to introduce students to the library and develop research skills. Students who have the skills to find, evaluate, and use information are more successful in their classrooms and will be more successful life-long learners. 

    Librarians can provide targeted in-person instruction or online instruction to help your students.

    Library instructional services include:

    • In-class instruction 
    • Individualized instruction and assistance in developing library-related assignments
    • Creating online course guides (LibGuides) about your course or class-specific materials that can be embedded into CANVAS
    • Creating online tutorials
    • Individual Research Appointments which can be booked online. Librarians are available for more advanced research consultations.

    What Type of Library Instruction is Available?

    We have implemented a "Have it Your Way" concept to increase collaboration and customize instruction for any course or assignment. No sure what you need? We can help! 

    In-Class Instruction Sessions:

    • The Flexible Learning Space in the Library or the Computer Lab can be used for hands-on instruction on how to use the library and other electronic resources. We can also come to your class on campus or online. Classes can include basic orientation to the library, advanced research, or specific resources tailored to your course assignment. All of the library instruction sessions can be customized for individual classes. 

    Individual Reference Appointments:

    • ​Encourage your students to make an appointment with a reference librarian any time during the semester for research assistance on a specific subject or assignment. This option is good for students who need a brief explanation of a task or concept (e.g. citing sources, plagiarism, how to search for books and/or articles). 

    Canvas Integration:

    • ​Embed a librarian, resources, or library materials in your Canvas course, see the Embedding Library Resources page for more information about Canvas integration.  

    Ready to Request Library Instruction?