Librarians create customized webpages with specific sources, research strategies, and more, often in conjunction with an in-class library instruction session. Guides usually have a short "friendly" URL & faculty may link to them in eLearning. Browse all guides here. Request a course or topical guide by contacting your liaison librarian.
Provide examples of successfully-completed assignments.
Some suggestions modified from: Parker-Gibson, N. (2001). Library assignments: Challenges that students face and how to help. College Teaching, 49(2), 65-70.
If multiple students or an entire class need a resource (include required/recommended readings), please work with library staff to place it on physical reserve or electronic reserve. We can use library or personal copies.
Rod Library provides information and support for faculty to reduce course material costs to students by choosing Open Educational Resources, including Open Textbooks. UNI is a member of the Open Textbook Network. In 2016-17, UNI students saved at least $129,715 in textbook costs last year due to open textbook adoptions!
Let's brainstorm! What research-based assignments could you create/modify that are not a traditional research paper?
Each department/subject area has a liaison librarian and a collection strategist librarian. Find your liaison & strategist here. What do they do?
Liaison Librarians are faculty who:
Collection Strategist Librarians are faculty who: