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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 to 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