The University of Southern Mississippi is observing a holiday break Dec. 22, 2014-Jan. 2, 2015. All request forms submitted during this period will be reviewed on Jan. 5, 2015, and responded to in the order in which they were received. University Libraries apologize for any inconvenience.
Information literacy and library research skills contribute to student success and are important for lifelong learning. Librarians work with teaching faculty to help develop these skills in students through instructional sessions tailored to meet the specific research objectives of a course or assignment. After a librarian has been assigned to a class, the instructor and the librarian may work together to design an effective library instruction session.
Generally, three categories of library instruction are offered:
Read more about instructional support for faculty.
Face-to-Face and Online
Ideally, students will visit the library for a class taught by a librarian. Teaching space is available in each of the University Libraries for this purpose. In some instances, such as a class with a large number of students, it may be preferable for the librarian to provide instruction in the class' regular meeting space. Online instruction is also available through Blackboard.
Library instruction should be requested at least 7 days in advance.
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