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Instructional Support

KU Libraries faculty and staff collaborate with faculty, instructional staff, and other campus groups to ensure that students develop the information literacy skills they need to become efficient, effective, and fluent users and producers of information. To request a consultation or library instruction assistance, please submit a Library Instruction Request Form before the start of the semester, or at least two weeks prior to your desired instruction time.

Library Instruction Request Form

This form can be used to request support with the following:

  • Consultations – consult with instructors and GTAs to determine the appropriate library instruction for your course needs.
  • Assignments - design engaging research assignments and learning activities that introduce students to the research process and a variety of information sources while learning course content.
  • Team Teaching – create course integrated information literacy instruction in your classroom, a library computer lab, or online that coincides with when students are working on research assignments and are most motivated to learn.
  • Guides and Tutorials - design Subject or Course Guides and identify appropriate tutorials.
  • Assessment - develop information literacy assessment activities or rubrics.
  • Curriculum Mapping - map where information literacy is addressed in your curriculum (to inform curriculum design or meet external review requirements).
  • Research – develop research projects that evaluate the effectiveness of information literacy instruction.


Natalie Mahan
Undergraduate Learning Specialist
Watson Library

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