Research & Instruction librarians work with hundreds of classes each year, teaching research skills in the context of specific courses and assignments. R&I librarians partner with faculty to craft assignments and to sequence research across semesters or throughout majors. We teach approaches and strategies as well as particular sources and tools. You can also request to work with our staff in Archives & Special Collections for a class visit where they can teach about primary sources using our own collections.
We generally teach in the Lane Room (10 computers and projector) or the Barker Room (up to 17 computers, projector, seats 49). We can also come to your classroom. We're happy to craft custom guides or talk with you about useful resources for your students in meeting your research goals for them.
Research Appointments with Students
We strongly encourage students to meet with librarians to discuss research for papers, projects, and thesis work.