Contact a librarian for information about instruction sessions at CTC.
Library faculty are available to collaborate with classroom faculty to design assignments and provide instruction for students in a variety of formats, both face-to-face and online.
For the quickest response, send an email to the Reference Librarians group list (firstname.lastname@example.org). You may also email a librarian directly using the contact information in the Reference & Instruction Librarians box on the right of this page. Please provide the following information:
A librarian will get in touch with you to schedule the class. When a librarian has been assigned to meet with your class, they will contact you to work out specific details for class outcomes and activities.
Please book your class session at least seven days in advance. This lead time provides the librarian an opportunity to collaborate with you and prepare a lesson that addresses the needed outcomes and activities for the instruction session. Also, the library classroom tends to fill up fast!
Studies show that library instruction is more useful to students when it is linked to a specific assignment. Librarians can meet with you to discuss the assignment and content for the session. We limit the amount of content covered in order to provide opportunities for hands-on learning activities.
Librarians are eager to collaborate with you to design assignments and instructions sessions that help students gain valuable information literacy skills.
Your presence allows for more interaction between the class and the librarian and improves the students' experience. It also allows you to provide feedback to the librarian to improve future sessions.
LIB 101 and LIB 103 are reserved specifically for classes meeting with a librarian, but there are a couple of exceptions for faculty who want to use these rooms on their own, without a librarian: