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Information to help faculty incorporate library resources into their online courses.

Guide Welcome

The Lister Hill Library staff is available to work with you to incorporate library and web resources into your online course. Find useful information on this page but contact us with questions. Librarians are happy to provide individual consultations.


Lister Hill Librarians are available to work with students in a variety of ways inside course shells.  Our faculty can:

  • monitor discussion boards
  • answer student questions
  • provide links to existing content
  • create original content
  • lead Collaborate sessions

Finding and Using the Best Information

To be information literate, a person must be able to recognize when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Producing such a citizenry will require that schools and colleges appreciate and integrate the concept of information literacy into their learning programs…

Ultimately, information literate people are those who have learned how to learn.

Presidential Committee on Information Literacy

American Library Association


Determine Objectives

It is first important to determine your course objectives related to information literacy. 

  • Do you need to teach students how to find information? 
  • To be better searchers? 
  • To determine what types of sources to consult?
  • To evaluate the information they find? 
  • To stay current with the literature in their field?

A consultation with a librarian can help you design an assignment to meet your objective.

Chat with a Librarian


Contact us:
Lister Hill Library
2nd Floor

Sterne Library
HUB Desk

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