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Library Instruction

Library Instruction Classroom

Library instruction sessions, tailored to instructor specifications, can include any of the following topics. See our session topic outline for more details. 

Research Tools, Tips & Strategies

  • Match sources to information needs.
  • Develop search strategies and apply them.
  • Evaluate sources.
  • Locate items using citation information and cite sources.
  • Obtain items via interlibrary loan and TexShare.

Walk-About & Virtual Tours: Services, Facilities, and Resources

Special Interest Topics

  • Instructor-requested topics: advanced database features, plagiarism, "cited by" searches, etc.

Guidelines & Contact Information

  • Please request sessions early to ensure library staff availability. A week or more in advance is ideal.
  • As the course instructor, you decide the length, type, and location of the session.
  • Sessions can be lecture and/or hands-on format and held in various locations:
    • Stephenville campus -- Library Instruction Classroom (LIC #139), campus computer lab, or classroom.
    • Other campuses -- campus computer lab or classroom.
  • Requirements for library sessions in campus computer labs and classrooms:
    • Instructors must make arrangements to use a campus computer lab.  Campus computer lab contact information.
    • Classrooms must have Internet connectivity. On the reservation form, please indicate if the room has a projector.
  • For more information, please contact

REQUEST FORM

  • Please supply 2 preferred dates for your library instruction session.
  • Library staff will respond via e-mail or telephone to confirm date/location and discuss specifics for the session.


Stephenville  Waco Fort Worth (Campus name: ) Other
Library Instruction Classroom (Stephenville campus) Classroom  Computer Lab
Bldg Name    Room No. 
Yes No

(choose all that apply) Lecture Hands-on Walk-about tour Other
20-30 minutes  30-45 minutes 45-60 minutes  Other
Preferred dates:




List specific topics you wish covered (i.e. searching the catalog/database, evaluating sources, library services, etc.)


Briefly describe your students' assignment/topics so the session can be tailored to their information needs.


PLEASE NOTE: Submitting this form does not confirm the library instruction session. Library staff will contact you with confirmation. 

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11/2013