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Library Instruction: Getting Started


The Wardman Library is pleased to offer instruction in a number of formats to suit the diverse needs of students. 

1. Library Instruction Sessions CalendarThis calendar provides a list of all upcoming library workshops, both in-person and remote. Information is provided regarding the date, time, location and description of the workshop. If the workshop is online, a Zoom link is provided in the description.

2. Archived Workshop Videos: These videos of past workshops are asynchronous, and can be viewed anytime or shared by instructors. These videos are recordings of past online workshops that have been archived. They are typically between 45 minutes to one hour in length.

3. Research and Resource Videos: These are short instructional videos (between 3-5 minutes) present "bite sized" instruction on specific topics related to conducting research and finding resources. 

4. INTD-92 Introduction to Library Research: The library offers a for-credit course during Fall and Spring terms. For more information about upcoming classes, please search the Online Schedule of Classes.

"This course provides an overview of library resources, introduces effective research techniques, and explores ways to engage in scholarly discourse.  Students will learn to formulate search strategies, identify, access, and evaluate information."

5. Subject Specific Instruction: Library liaisons can provide instruction for specific areas. Typically these are connected to a specific research project or topic. Instructors can fill out this form to schedule a session for their class. 

6. Email librarians at if you have any specific questions about the research process, finding resources or creating citations. We're here to help!