As a faculty member working with distance and online students, you have many ways to reach out to students with library resources. We can work with you to develop tools specific to your class, or we can share more general library instructional materials with you.
See details in the boxes below about the following options:
If you are working with a synchronous or blended class and would like to have a library instructional session done remotely, librarians can use video conferencing tools like WebEx, Blackboard Collaborate, or Mediasite to connect with your class at a specific time.
Your students can make individual or small group research consultation appointments to talk with a librarian.
Many instructors teaching on-campus bring their students to the library to help prepare them for assignments. With your online classes, you can also connect your students to library resources and provide information literacy training.
Library staff can also create Library Guides (LibGuides), online guides that can provide specialized guidance for an assignment or course. Here are some examples of course-based guides:
Copyright concerns can be challenging to face as an online instructor.