Teach with the Library

Librarians are dedicated to working with faculty members to teach our students research. We offer consultations with faculty members interested in improving research-based assignments, partnering to develop librarian-led instruction sessions, and developing online course resources. To see a list of the topics we teach, please see our Library Instruction Menu. To request library instruction, please use the Request Library Instruction Form. Requests should be made at least three weeks prior to your requested instruction date.

We offer library instruction in several formats:

  • In-person instruction sessions for specific classes. (Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we'll only be providing remote instruction through Zoom).

  • Drop-in workshops on specific topics

  • Self-paced online modules

  • Customized course guides (LibGuides) for your courses

  • Individual appointments with students

  • Building collections of primary source materials for your course. These could include materials from:
    • Special Collections and Archives
    • Union College Permanent Collection (To learn more about the Union College Permanent Collection resources, please email mandevillegallery@union.edu)
    • Data sources
    • Other types of primary sources