Luria Library faculty are experts in information ecosystems and information literacy education and are available to support the information literacy development of students, staff, and faculty. We offer course-based workshops, topical workshops, professional development workshops, one-on-one appointments, drop-in support at the Reference & Information desk and the online chat, and more.
Contact Ellen Carey to discuss research and information literacy instruction and support for your class, or use the Library Research Instruction Request Form to request a research workshop.
For more information about information literacy and the SBCC Information Competency (Area F) Degree Requirement, see the Information Literacy guide.
Library faculty can teach research workshops in the Library classroom or in your regular classroom. Faculty teaching F2F courses can also request online research/information literacy instruction in addition to or instead of F2F workshops.
Please note that the course instructor is expected to be present during all research workshops -- your active participation is welcome and is likely to benefit your students.
We can provide online, course-based instruction for your classes, including:
Contact Ellen Carey or use the Library Research Instruction Request Form to request a F2F research workshop.
Library faculty can collaborate with you in designing or revising research assignments and effectively integrating information literacy into your curriculum.
Contact Ellen Carey for more information.
Looking for a tutorial on a particular topic? Contact Ellen Carey about what is available.
Library faculty teach multiple sections of Library 101, the online, one-credit course that meets SBCC's Information Competency Requirement.
In the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education, the Association of College and Research Libraries defines information literacy as "Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning."
The Luria Library Program Student Learning Outcomes (updated Fall 2017) are based on the threshold concepts identified in the Framework for Information Literacy: