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Students who are assigned projects requiring library research often lack basic library skills or are overwhelmed by the variety of information resources available in Trexler Library. The Library Instruction Program at DeSales University is designed to teach students how to use the resources available here while developing skills for lifelong Information Literacy.
The library offers instruction sessions tailored to the needs of your students and your assignments. Instruction librarians will introduce students to the resources and search strategies that are most appropriate for their assignments, topics and level of expertise.
Provide your students with direct online access to course-related library resources by embedding links to these resource within your BlackBoard course site. Possible library resources include:
Librarians can also provide research assistance and instruction through Blackboard. Consider some of the following options:
For more information on including a "resident librarian" in your Blackboard course, please feel free to contact a librarian about this option of integrating library resources and services into your course site.