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Types of Support

Classroom Support:

A librarian will work with you to plan a custom experience for your students.  Classroom visits range from a quick 15 minute drop-by to a multi-session learning experience. Visits typically consist of both hands-on activities and a demonstration of library resources.  

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Online Support: 

A librarian can be added in a Librarian role in your D2L class.

We will work with you to plan the best online information literacy support for your students- this typically includes:

  • An ask-a-librarian discussion board within your D2L module.
  • Tutorials and handouts promoted at the point-of-need for specific research assignments.
     

We can provide online instruction via Skype, Blackboard Collaborate, or Google Hangouts. A librarian will work with you to determine the best mode of access for your class.

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Information Literacy Outcomes Supported by the Cofrin Library

OutcomeThe information literate student accesses needed information effectively and efficiently. (ACRL)

How we can help: a librarian can teach your students how to set up an effective search in a library database or catalog and select the right resources to search. Think searching, database options, and revising the search until the right result are discovered.

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Guides, handouts, and more to support the access outcome:

OutcomeThe information literate student evaluates information and its sources critically and incorporates selected information into his or her knowledge base and value system. (ACRL)

How we can help: through a variety of hands-on activities, a librarian can help your students learn how to make the best source choices. Think website evaluation, understanding the difference between popular and scholarly sources, and instruction on discipline specific primary sources.

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Guides, handouts, and more to support the evaluate outcome:

OutcomeThe information literate student understands many of the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use of information and accesses and uses information ethically and legally. (ACRL)

How we can help: the librarians have created useful guides and tutorials on copyright, plagiarism, and citation management. Think proper attribution of all sources print and digital, Creative Commons licensing, and proper use of copyrighted materials. 

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Guides, handouts, & more to support the understand outome:

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