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Educational Services

Educational Services

Each college has a liaison librarian dedicated to them.

In class instruction

Librarians can partner with faculty as guest lecturers in their courses, assist with curriculum design, assessments, and grading of library-related assignments.

Subjects that librarians currently teach in-class include:

  • • Copyright: What is copyright, Fair Use, consequences of violating copyright
  • • EndNote: How to download, create libraries, use Cite While You Write
  • • Evidence-Based Practice: What is Evidence-Based Practice, steps of EBP, background/foreground questions, PICO, levels of evidence
  • • Fake News
  • • Health Literacy: What is health literacy, how to communicate with your patients, teach back method
  • • Library Resources & Searching (College Specific): How to use various library resources (AccessMedicine, Embase, Lexi-Comp, Micromedex, Natural Standard, Nursing@Ovid, PubMed, etc.; print books)
  • • Mindmapping
  • • Mobile Apps: What are mobile apps, app recommendations, library provided apps
  • • Plagiarism: What is plagiarism, examples, how to avoid it
  • • Research Design: Design methodologies
  • • Research Process: How to research, staying organized, resources to use, Rule of 20
  • • Staying Current with the Literature: Search alerts, RSS feeds, Table of Contents and journal updates
  • • Website Evaluation: How to identify credible websites

If you would like to contact a librarian to discuss integration into your classroom, please email the Reference & Outreach Department to set up a consultation.

CAPE workshops

The library has partnered with CAPE to offer workshops for faculty development.

Subjects that librarians currently teach through CAPE:

  • •  Creating Videos in YouTube
  • •  Data Visualization
  • •  Digital Preservation
  • •  Evernote
  • •  Finding enjoyment in your job
  • •  Kahoot!
  • •  Plagiarism
  • •  Productivity Hacks
  • •  Making an engaging newsletter
  • •  Nvivo
  • •  Teaching with toys

Please see the list of tutorials for self-paced learning.