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Information Literacy at UofL: What We Do  

This guide provides information to teaching faculty planning to bring a class to the library for information literacy or research instruction.
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Library Instruction Session Topics

This is a list of the most commonly requested library instruction sessions. We adapt most sessions to focus on information literacy within the context of course-specific learning outcomes and assignments.

Standard English 101 Instruction

Topics: evaluating the audience and purpose of information sources; basic database searching (can be adapted to specific assignments)


Standard English 102 Instruction

Topics: research as inquiry; differences between Google and library databases; database search strategies (can be adapted to specific assignments)


Standard Communications 111/112 Instruction

Topic: evaluating information sources


Research Strategies for a Particular Assignment or Topic

Topic: research strategies and library resources relevant to a class assignment/topic


Evaluating Information

Topic: how to evaluate the quality, credibility, and relevance of information sources


Understanding Scholarly Sources

Topic: strategies for finding and understanding scholarly journal articles in a particular discipline


Customized Library Session

The librarian will contact you to discuss the goals and activities for the session.



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