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CREATING EFFECTIVE RESEARCH ASSIGNMENTS : Faculty Services

Creating Effective Research Assignments

Guidelines to help your students get the most out of their library experience.  Talk to one of the reference librarians about ideas for creating research assignments that don't require the writing of a term paper.

Linking to Library Resources

Create and share permanent links to specific articles, images, ebooks, videos, songs, etc. on the Libraries' LibGuide pages.  Talk to your assigned librarian regarding any ideas suggestion or improvements to this valuable resource.

Course Reserves Services

  • Faculty may place course materials on reserve, insuring that they are available to their students. Electronic course reserves, available on Blackboard, are a convenient way to provide access to required resources.  The students appreciate it if you put a copy of the required textbook(s) on Reserve.  

Library Liaisons

  • A librarian has been assigned to help your specific school, program, or discipline.  The library has a list of  available online.

Information Literacy Instruction

Library instruction and orientation is available through the library. Librarians are available to come to your classroom, or you can schedule a classroom in the library or request a tour of the building.  Whatever you feel would be most effective in improving your student's research skills.