Support for classes

Sample topics for class instruction

  • Using library resources, such as subject-specific research databases
  • Understanding and finding different types of sources (e.g., primary, secondary, peer-reviewed, popular, news, data, images)
  • Formulating topics
  • Designing presentations and research posters
  • Implementing advanced search strategies
  • Evaluating sources and synthesizing information
  • Citing sources
  • Avoiding plagiarism
  • Using reference management tools (e.g., Endnote Web, Zotero)
  • And more!

Request a library instruction session

Contact your subject librarian
Books lined up on a shelf in the Knowledge Center.

Additional support

Specialty workshops

We provide workshops on a wide variety of topics and are happy to arrange for workshops on request. A sampling of past workshops include:

  • Citation managers
  • Research for graduate students
  • Copyright issues
  • Systematic reviews
  • Patents and trademarks
  • A variety of software packages

Please complete the request form to schedule a workshop for your class.

WebCampus modules

Librarians have created short modules in WebCampus that can be easily downloaded into an online class. Modules include optional quiz questions. Some examples include:

  • APA, Chicago, and MLA styles
  • Evaluating sources
  • Finding sources
  • Avoiding plagiarism (in ALA or MLA styles)
  • Generating a research question
  • Searching for primary sources

See the full list of online modules or contact your subject librarian to request to have a library module or tutorial created for a specific class or assignment.

More information

If you have any questions about library instruction, workshops, and support for classes, please contact Ann Medaille.