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Fall 2020 Research Instruction Options: Home


This page includes information on the library's research instruction offerings for the fall 2020 semester. To request instruction, please fill out the research instruction request form. You can request one or more of the session types listed below. Please make requests two weeks in advance. If you have any questions, please contact Christine Forbes at You can also reach out to your department's liaison librarian.

Synchronous Zoom Sessions

Synchronous Zoom Sessions

A librarian can join your regularly scheduled Zoom class for any of the following:

  • 20 – 30 minute session introducing best resources for a specific assignment
  • 20 – 30 minute demonstration on how to search a particular database or library resource
  • 10 – 15 minute introduction to library services

Asynchronous Tutorials

Asynchronous Tutorials 

The library has a range of tutorials available. Many of these tutorials can be embedded into eCampus to allow you to track student completion. Tutorials are also available for self-directed student learning on the library website and can be added to a course-specific research guide.

See List of Tutorials

Research Guides

Creation of a Course-Specific Research Guide

A librarian will create a course guide with resources specifically selected to assist your students with  their research assignment. 

See Current Research Guides

eCampus Support

Add a Librarian to Your eCampus Course Shell

A librarian can be available to answer questions on a discussion board in your eCampus course shell. Create a mandatory or optional discussion board to give your students the opportunity to ask questions and receive research advice from a librarian. 

Looking for Something Else?

Have an idea or need that you don’t see here? Contact Christine Forbes at to discuss other options.