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Library Instruction / Information Literacy Arrange to bring your students to the library for a face-to-face meeting and some research instruction.
Linking to Library Resources Whether you are teaching online, hybrid, or traditional courses, your libraries have lots of options for you and your students.
Library Reserves Instructors may put items such as books, AV, readings, sample exams, or supplementary materials on reserve in the library to make them readily available to students.
HOWLER and Learning Objects Check out these online learning tutorials created by Madison College librarians, and links to other sources that have proven useful for our students.
Research Guides Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your Madison College librarians. These resources have been reviewed and selected for usefulness and reliability in helping our students. They are broken down by program or subject areas, and include some general topic areas such as citation help, jobs, and evaluating information. As an example, check out the New Media Portal for Faculty.
Open Educational Resources In addition to housing print and digital textbook reserves for courses, our librarians offer support in locating, using and creating Open Educational Resources (OER). OER is the "teaching, learning and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others,” states the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. These resources support the efforts to minimize the costs of textbooks for students.
Computer Resources for Students The Madison College Libraries includes Computer Help for students, so refer your students to these technology resources, including information about multimedia and the student email system.
Resources: We welcome your suggestions and materials recommendations for your Madison College Libraries.