Information Literacy is at the heart of all we do. Defined as "the ability to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information" (ACRL) - it forms the basis for lifelong learning. As librarians and instructors, we are eager to partner with you to incorporate Information Literacy into your curricula.
For more, go to our Information Literacy Resource Guide.
Beginning the second week of each academic quarter, library instruction sessions are taught by library faculty at the request of faculty members who would like their students to gain knowledge about library services, library research systems and Information Literacy skills.
To schedule a library instruction session, contact the librarian who is the liaison for your division. Please schedule your sessions at least one week in advance.
Your attendance and participation as the requesting faculty member is integral to the success of your students’ learning experience within the context of your course. Therefore, your attendance at, and participation in, the library instruction session is necessary.
Library instruction sessions are most successful as a collaboration between library and instructor in which: