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Library Tutorials and Webinars: Faculty Information

Faculty Information for Web Instruction

Library instruction, requested by faculty, is provided to aid the University community to acquire skills that promote life-long learning. Working with instructors, a session will be developed to provide students the necessary library information to succeed in the class. The library is now utilizing both Go To Webinar and Canvas Collaborate to conduct instruction webinars for online and evening classes.

How do I participate?

You don't need any special equipment, just a computer, Internet access, and the most recent version of Java installed. Prior to the webinar, you will be emailed the website address needed. 

To schedule a webinar, email the library

In addition to webinars, instructional classes may be delivered face-to-face, and through tutorials available at the library web site. 

Who do I contact if I have questions?

Please contact the library at

Request Instruction

Do Your Students Need to Know How to:

  • Find sources, such as scholarly/peer-reviewed articles, on a particular topic?
  • Format citations?
  • Do research strategically?

If the answer is yes to any of the above questions and other questions related to library research, you can request instruction sessions through the Library Instruction Request Form. For any questions regarding library research instruction for your class, please contact the Chloe Hoyle at

The following instruction services are available:

Face-to-Face: Faculty can request a research instruction and workshops in the library classroom (HRC 250A). These sessions are tailored to individual courses and assignments. Topics may include instruction in the use of the library databases, information literacy skills, and citation styles.
Online (Webinar): Faculty can request an online instruction session. Online sessions can be synchronous or asynchronous. Links to archived webinars are also available on YouTube.
Course Embedded Librarian: Faculty can add a librarian as a teaching assistant to a Canvas course. The librarian can add links to library resources, host discussions on scholarly research and how to find information, email students about specific library resources relating to course assignments, answer questions, and more. An embedded librarian can assist faculty for the full course term, or provide targeted services at specific points during the course.
LibGuides: A librarian can create a class or subject specific LibGuide (library research guide) intended to help students discover a variety of sources relevant to their subject area. Example: Health Care Administration.
Customized Tutorials/Instruction Videos: Contact the Information Literacy Librarian to request a specific video or series of videos for your class. Videos can include embedded quizzes if requested. The librarian will provide a link that can be uploaded in Canvas or placed in a course Library Guide for students to view as required
Research Consultation: Working with the course instructor, students are required to schedule a consultation with a librarian.

Please Note:

Library instruction, requested by faculty, is provided to aid the College community to acquire skills that promote life-long learning. Working with instructors, instruction sessions will be developed to provide students the necessary library information to succeed in the class.   

Sessions should be scheduled at least one week in advance to permit the librarian to make adequate preparation for instruction such as creating handouts and/or a web-based LibGuide for the class use.

Chat with a Librarian!

If you are experiencing problems with our guides and databases, please contact ProfessorJanet S. Ward,, Assistant Director of the Library and Web Services Librarian.