Library Instruction Request Form

Please submit this form before the start of the semester, or at least two weeks prior to the desired session date. We will respond to your request within two working days.

If you are having trouble submitting the form, please contact the KU Libraries' Research and Learning Division at

Basic Information

Please select the type of session for which you would like library instruction.

Contact Information

Check the box if you are a KU Libraries faculty or staff member and are submitting this request on behalf of someone else. Enter that person's information in the contact info boxes below.
Select "Yes" if you are the instructor of record through the registrar.
If you are not the instructor of record through the registrar, please indicate your status.
Check box if you would like to teach this session.
Date Scheduled
Select a date ONLY if you have already scheduled this session Empty 'End date' values will use the 'Start date' values.
E.g., 11/15/2018
E.g., 01:45pm
E.g., 11/15/2018
E.g., 01:45pm
***Booked in LibCal***
Please fill in the Contact Information section with the information for the faculty/instructor/GTA requesting this session.
If you are the GTA for this course, please provide the name of the Instructor of Record.

Course Information

Please provide relevant information about your KU graduate or undergraduate course.
e.g. ENGL 101
This 5-digit unique course identifier can be found at
Examples- MWF, TR
Enter the start time for your class in the format HH:MM AM/PM
Enter the end time for your class in the format HH:MM AM/PM
Hold down the 'ctrl' key when clicking to select multiple options.
Date of intended visit
E.g., 11/15/2018

Desired Instruction

Our services are most effective when they are timed to assist students at their 'point of need.' Submitting both the research assignment and course syllabus with your request will help us identify the best strategy for customizing our resources to meet your students' needs.
What do you hope the students will gain from this session?
Please include a copy of the course syllabus so we can best help meet your instructional needs.
Files must be less than 100 MB.
Allowed file types: txt pdf doc docx png.
Please describe your assignment. You also have the option to upload a file.
Files must be less than 100 MB.
Allowed file types: txt doc pdf docx rtf.
Assignment Start Date
E.g., Nov 15 2018
On what date will your students begin working on this research project?


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