It is the mission of the Alemany Library Instruction Program to teach practical and conceptual information literacy skills to our students. We ensure students are able to critically and ethically explore, access, evaluate, and apply information both in their academic careers and as lifelong learners.
The Library Instruction Program supports the University mission and educational aims by working collaboratively with faculty, academic support and advising, and the administration, to engage students in the development of their information literacy skills and provide opportunities to learn more about the world in which they live. Librarians actively create learning opportunities in the library, in the classroom, and in the university community.
The Library Instruction Program provides students with comprehensive information literacy instruction and personalized research help at each step in their academic careers
Librarians foster information skills at all levels, integrate information skills within the curriculum as much as possible, help cultivate a strong grounding in the literature of each discipline, engage students in the research process to develop them into self-directed and critically aware information seekers and creators, and ensure high-quality student research as exemplified by their culminating experiences.
By the end of their college experience students will be able to:
Librarians are available to provide custom information literacy and research skills instruction sessions to individual classes throughout the year. Sessions usually run one hour and can be conducted in your classroom.
Liaisons are the librarians that work most often with individual departments and are most familiar with the subject matter.
Library liaisons can: