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General Information

The Library Instruction Program is designed to provide library instruction (formal and informal) based upon the needs of students, faculty, and staff. It is presented through lectures and demonstrations to respond to the total education process of the academic community. The Library Instruction Program is an ongoing entity assuring each student at the university exposure to basic and varied library experiences and information resources. The program is designed to introduce students to library research methods and concepts so they can function effectively in modern libraries and information centers, using multi-formatted information sources - print, microforms, databases, and online services. Focus is placed on instructional methods that will help users learn, select, and evaluate library materials appropriate to their needs. It is designed to motivate users to consistently use the library and its resources.

Library Instruction is presented on three levels:

  •      Level I - Orientation to library collections, facilities, and services (Freshman)
  •      Level II - Special materials in subject areas (Sophomore-Senior)
  •      Level III - Professional and research sources (Graduate-Doctoral)

Library Instruction Contact Information

Subject based instruction is currently scheduled with the library-faculty liaison assigned to your academic department by submitting a Library Instruction Request Form Once the library receives the request form, the library liaison assigned to your academic department will confirm the details of the request.

Library-Faculty Liaisons:

  • Mrs. Doris J. Felder - 536-8642
    • Department of Education
      • Early Childhood Education
      • Elementary Education
      • Special Education
      • Middle and Secondary Education Programs
      • Felton Laboratory School
    • Department of Educational Leadership
    • Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
      • Family and Consumer Sciences Business
      • Family and Consumer Sciences Education
      • Individual and Family Development
      • Nutrition
      • Nutritional Sciences
      • The Child Development Learning Center
  • Dr. Wanda L. Priester - 536-8647
    • Department of Health Sciences
      • Health and Physical Education
      • Nursing
      • Speech Pathology and Audiology
    • Department of Human Services
      • Counselor Education
      • Criminal Justice
      • Rehabilitation Counseling
      • Social Work
  • Dr. Ruth A. Hodges - 536-7045
    • Department of Biological and Physical Sciences
      • Biology
      • Chemistry
      • Physics
    • Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering Technology
      • Civil Engineering Technology
      • Mechanical Engineering Technology
      • Nuclear Engineering
      • Energy Conservation and Use Technology
      • Transportation Studies Coordination
    • Department of Industrial and Electrical Engineering  Technology
      • Electrical Engineering Technology
      • Industrial Engineering Technology
    • Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
      • Computer Science
      • Mathematics
  • Mrs. Cathi Cooper Mack - 536-8633
    • Distance Education and Continuing Education
    • Department of Accounting, Economics, and Agribusiness
      • Accounting

      • Agribusiness
      • Economics
    • Department of Business Administration
      • Business Administration
      • Management
      • Marketing
  • Mr. Avery Daniels - 536-8627
    • Department of Social Sciences   
      • History
      • Political Science
      • Psychology and Sociology
  • TBA
    • Department of English and Modern Languages
      • English
      • Modern Languages
    • Department of Military Sciences
    • Department of Visual and Performing Arts
      • Art     
      • Drama
      • Music
    • Freshman Programs
    • 1890 Research and Extension
  •  Dr. Ruth A. Hodges - 536-7045
    • Interim Dean, Library and Information Services

Faculty and Community organizers may schedule an instruction class by contacting the Reference Desk at 803-536-8640.