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Library Resources for Faculty: Library Instruction

Sample Lesson Plans

The lesson plans provided here have been designed with UDL in mind. They can all be used in face-to-face, hybrid, online, and hyflex teaching situations. 

This resource has been organized into specific folders to assist librarians and instructors in choosing and creating information literacy activities that best fit specific learning goals at an assignment, project, and course-level. 

Library Instruction Menu

Librarians are here to support all of your unique course needs! We strive to support course and program goals by working with instructors to curate accessible materials such as articles, images, primary sources, ebooks, streaming media, and more!

Reach out to us to connect with a library partner for both in-class, online, hybrid, and hyflex support.

In addition to course material support, we are here to work with instructors to create effective information literacy activities, assignments, and sessions that best suit specific classes. Our services include:

  • Building course-specific research guides and tutorials
  • Worksheet and assignment development
  • Embedded librarian support for students via in class, Zoom, email, and chat
  • Availing archives and special collections materials
  • Assisting with Copyright issues and questions
  • Curating Open Educational Resources (OERs) specific to your subject-matter

Library instruction sessions are most effective when built around a course project or paper. Contact a librarian today to incorporate any of the following topics into your embedded library session(s):

  • Creating thesis statements
  • Creating a research plan
  • Determining the usefulness of different source types
  • Evaluating resources
  • Handling information overload
  • Author credibility and evaluation
  • Fake news
  • Perspectives in Academia
  • Plagiarism and Citations
  • Database-specific research
  • Information privilege
  • And more!