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Faculty Services: Liaisons Assist. cont.

This guide is a resource listing the various library services available to faculty.

Library Liaison Assistance List Continued

  • Collaborating with faculty in assigned discipline to teach students research, information, and digital literacy skills. (This may vary some by instructor)
  • Developing information literacy special lectures that focus on the type of research and content specific to discipline related courses.
  • Serving as embedded librarian/archivist in discipline related First Year Experience and other discipline related courses.
  • Help instruct students in other learning/information resources (iMovie/Moviemaker, Blogger, Google Apps, Prezi, etc.) that specifically incorporate library resources, and other methods of information creation/presentation related to liaison area courses.
  • Create and maintaining web based subject and course guides for liaison discipline.
  • Conduct research consultations with CofC students, faculty, and staff in assigned liaison area to support literature reviews.
  • Advise with regard to acquisitions and collection assessment.
  • Provide information about the libraries including directional assistance with collection development.
  • Promoting library resources within the campus community.
  • Interlibrary loan and PASCAL help.
  • Show how to receive campus delivery of books and document delivery of scanned print articles.
  • Library resources instruction (best practices for searching classic catalog, Discovery, databases, etc.)
  • Citation verification and discovery.
  • Provide guidance on copyright and citing sources
  • Evaluating sources
  • Consult about media use: specifically how to use streaming media (capability of platforms such as making clips, playlists, etc.)
  • Assist faculty with gathering of media to support curriculum or special projects   
  • Providing advice regarding ordering media as requested and investigating copyright holders and getting rights for digitalization of out of print or analog video
  • Assist faculty with integrating our resources in OAKS for example, media clips and permalinks
  • Instruct on editing media (usually video) and use in classroom (in PowerPoint and other presentation software)
  • Create tutorials for library instruction and resources including video editing
  • Review student draft bibliographies / “stepping stone” assignments
  • Assist with research inquiries in person, via telephone, chat, text, skype and through e-mail as necessary. 
  • Instruct students in using a structured abstract
  • Assist students with critical thinking and reading techniques
  • Provide instruction in searching census material for socio-economic and demographic information