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Library Instruction: Library Training and Support

Information Literacy Services

National University Library offers a variety of information literacy instruction services to assist undergraduate and graduate students with the library research process. 

Research Support for Students
Librarians are available for one-on-one consultations to help students sharpen their research skills. We can meet with you online or by telephone.

Course Support for Faculty
Your library liaison can create subject-specific resource guides especially tailored to your course. We also offer customized research skills instruction via Zoom to coincide with your students library-based research assignment.

eLearning Materials
Our collection of tutorials, training tools, and research guides are designed to help students learn library basics and research strategies any time of the day or night.

To schedule a library presentation for your class, please complete the Faculty Instruction Request Form. To answer any questions about our instructional services, please contact us:

  • Laura Thompson | Email: lthompson2@nu.edu
  • Library Instruction Team | Email: libraryinstruction@nu.edu

Curriculum-Aligned Instruction

Librarians are available to make live class presentations in Zoom during your regular course meetings or as a separate assigned event. Each library presentation is tailored to align with the objectives of your course curriculum.

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Levels of Instruction:

Introduction to the Discipline – Overview of discipline resources and search strategies.  Library services are briefly mentioned.

Advanced Research – Focus on the literature review and background information to anchor capstone or thesis projects in the scholarship of the discipline.

Course-Related Instruction – Highlights resources selected to specifically meet your assignment parameters.