Reg Erhardt Library offers a variety of instructional sessions designed to develop your students' research and information literacy skills. Information literacy skills are becoming increasingly important considering the variety and availability of online information sources. The Library's goal is to help students not just access high-quality information, but also to help them evaluate and effectively use the information they find in an ethical and legal way.

We offer a variety of classes to meet your needs, ranging from a simple overview to in-depth searching skills. Please select from the following sessions and book using the online form.

Please note: Requests for library instruction require 2 week's notice.

For more information, contact the Coordinator of Instruction and Communication: library.instruction@sait.ca

Instruction sessions

This is a list of our standard instructional sessions. We are also happy to customize a session for a specific assignment or teaching need.

Library Research Skills

Duration: 2 hours

This introductory, assignment specific class covers topics such as:

  • Searching for materials using the catalogue
  • Using a database to search for journal articles
  • Evaluating information sources

Advanced Library Research Skills

Duration: 1 or 2 hours

This advanced class will focus on a specific resource or aspect of in-depth research, covering topics such as:

  • Advanced searching techniques
  • Evaluating the information source
  • Content specific database searching: Health, Engineering, Business and more....

Embedded Librarian for Online and Hybrid Classes

An embedded librarian is involved with an online class for a period of time to support your students' research. The librarian may provide instruction to the entire class in the form of postings, as well as individualized library and information literacy assistance to your students. Additional information is available on the Embedded Librarian page.

Last Updated: August 24, 2016 1:27 PM

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