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Information Literacy @ Madison College Libraries - Faculty Info: PERSONAL LIBRARIANS
The Personal Librarian service of the Madison College Libraries is intended to provide library research support to students in Blackboard online classes.
How Can a Personal Librarian Benefit My Online Class?
A personal librarian can help out with your Blackboard class in a variety of ways.
A personal librarian can:
Be simply a direct email contact for students who prefer private one-on-one research help
Be more embedded in the class as a guest instructor for part or all of the term
Utilize Blackboard's Collaborate service to provide pre-recorded sessions on library research skills or library tools, chat with students individually or as a group, share a whiteboard, etc.
Take part in targeted discussion threads
Include research guides and tools in Links or information literacy definitions in the Glossary
Use external tools like Google Hangouts for group reference sessions with the students
Help in some other way that would be useful to you in the delivery of your course
If you are interested in Personal Librarian service for your Blackboard class, please contact Matthew Coan at email@example.com or (608) 246-6639, or speak with a librarian you know!
Book a Librarian
Book a Librarian is a service offered by the Madison College Libraries where students can book a 30 minute one-on-one session with a librarian at a campus location close to them. One area of need the service was intended to address was online students.
Madison College Library Resources for Online Students