To request library instruction for a course
- Contact a subject specialist, or
- Kathy Magarrell, Head, Research and Library Instruction, ph. 335-5093
Classes, workshops and seminars
Research and instruction librarians are committed to a collaborative program that complements classroom instruction and responds to the informational needs of students. We work with faculty to promote the development of their students’ critical thinking and research skills. See About Course-related Instruction for more information.
- 417:001 Library Research in Context: Find the Good Stuff Fast. Single-credit librarian-taught course. The fundamental goal of the course is to help students build and develop critical thinking and research skills for academic life and beyond. Subject-specific, librarians present each course using in-class activities and assignments and class discussion.
- 417:096 (ULIB:3011) also known as 187:096 (IS:3011) Library Strategies for International Research
Single-credit librarian-taught course. This course is designed to complement International Programs majors’ Creating a Proposal for Intl Research to help students prepare for an academic research paper. Working with a research librarian, students will acquire new skills and experience for their papers. The class will feature small group activities and an individual research consultation with the instructor. Students will develop a familiarity with a variety of research and popular materials, become experts in at least one academic research database, and enhance their critical thinking skills.
- 417:101 Being Responsible Online: From Facebook to Academic Research. See ISIS for current offerings.
- See also Registrar General Catalog.
What is it? Information literacy is the set of skills needed to find, retrieve, analyze, and use print and online information.
More on Information Literacy
For information, please contact: Kathy Magarrell, Head, Research and Library Instruction Department
Main Library, The University of Iowa Libraries
Tel. (319) 335-5093
Updated: July 30, 2012