Library Instruction Services

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Instructional services are provided by DBU’s research librarians in several formats. Our librarians are ready to enhance your instruction by providing any or all of the following:

LIBRARY TOUR :

50 minutes.  Basic Library orientation.  Aimed toward increased student confidence and heightened awareness of Library services.  Tour sessions will include:

  • Demonstration of Library's online catalog.
  • Explanation of resource types and locations.
  • Introduction to Library services, including TexShare cards and ILL.

DATABASE INSTRUCTION :

50+ minutes.  Hands-on research experience.  Focused on discipline-specific digital resources and search strategies.   Database sessions will include:

  • Exploration of appropriate databases.
  • Configuration of search strategies.
  • Examination of article types - popular vs. scholarly, etc.
  • Identification and retrieval of resources in other libraries.

COLLABORATIVE INSTRUCTOR / LIBRARIAN RESEARCH SESSION:

Open time frame, dependent upon desired outcomes.  Creation of individualized instructional plan for research assignments, papers, or projects.  Collaborative sessions will include:

  • Exploration of appropriate resources, databases, and other source materials.
  • Brainstorming topic possibilities.
  • Selection of reliable internet resources.
  • Identification of key print resources and assignment to reserve status, if desired.
  • Discovery and acquisition of additional pertinent resources.

 

Request Options:

Complete the online Library Instruction Request form

OR

Contact a research librarian via email or phone (see below).

Let us work with you to increase your students' research success!

 


We are here to help you!

For more information, questions, or comments regarding Library Instruction Services, please contact:

 

Research Librarians
   Distance Learning Librarian
Linda Stephenson
  Debbi Richard
John Jaeger
  lib_disted@dbu.edu
Scott Jeffries
  214-333-5225
  800-483-7048
214-333-5221
  214-333-5211

 

To ensure prompt attention to email,

please include "DBU" in the subject line of your message.

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