Please use the form below to schedule library instruction.
The Reference Department offers library instruction that can help your students to:
Library instruction that is geared toward a particular course and especially a particular assignment or research paper is the most effective type of library instruction. This specialized instruction is given for classes focusing on a particular research assignment or a specific subject area. Instruction can include how to use reference materials, how to search the online library catalog (LIUCAT), how to use any of the campus-wide databases on a basic level or using advanced search strategies, how to locate resources through the Internet, and/or how to evaluate Internet web sites.
The Instructional Media Center (IMC) offers library instruction to selected education classes. These lectures can be tailored to meet specific class assignments and are especially helpful in describing the books, periodicals, and automated sources necessary to complete research assignments. Please contact the IMC Coordinator at (516) 299-2895.
If possible, please provide the library faculty member with the following information:
We also encourage the professor to be engaged in the instruction session. We find that the more interactive you are, the more the students will get out of the lesson.