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Library Instruction

Instructor - Request Library Instruction

Request Library Instruction for Your Class

As a MSSU instructor, you can request a library instruction session for your class using the form below.

Librarians can provide a face-to-face or online instruction session to your students, including distance students.

A library instruction session can be held at the library's media lab or your classroom, or provided online through Blackboard Collaborate. 

Librarians will work with you to tailor this instruction session in order to meet your instructional content needs.

Request a Library Instruction Session for Your Students

Example instruction topics librarians provide:

- Searching databases

- Searching library catalogs

- Evaluating search results

- Discerning different publication types

- Constructing searches for topics

- Borrowing books from other libraries



Pre-recorded Instruction Videos

Here are some helpful 'how to' videos on how to use the library and find library resources. Feel free to link any of these in your Blackboard class or direct students to this page. Thank you!

Introduction to the Library

Finding Library Materials

Full Search Guide

Finding Articles

Books and Making a MOBIUS Request


Tips for Searching the Library

Finding Journals By Subject

Genre Search

A-Z Database List

Research Help

Research Introduction

Research and Course Guides

Library Collections

Open Educational Resources

Overdrive EBook & Audiobook Collection

Library Services

Booking a Meeting/Study Room

Rooms can be checked out for testing as well!

Off-Campus Access

Library Accounts

Other Library Services

Escape Room and Scavenger Hunt

The library has also created fun interactive options!

A digital escape room: Click Here!

As well as a digital and in the library scavenger hunt: Click Here!

For any questions please email

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