Course Integrated Instruction

Faculty Liaison Librarians provide students with essential literacy skills that not only support academic success, but also bolster career readiness.  Your Liaison Librarian helps students develop proficiency in areas of research, information assessment and academic integrity.

This ideology aligns with the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) framework on information literacy in Higher Education and the Ontario Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

Our hands-on library instruction sheds light on how to properly research, evaluate sources and utilize reliable information. Working with your Faculty Liaison Librarians, class visits are structured to meet the unique learning needs of students by semester or course. 

We teach:

  • How to search library databases effectively
  • How to evaluate information resources
  • How to cite sources properly using APA style
  • How to acquire reliable information

Liaison librarians offer in-class sessions at all campus locations.

Topics related to information literacy and research include:

  • Orientation to library website and resources, Research Guides, and introductory research skills
  • Using the library catalog, databases
  • Subject and assignment-centered research strategy
  • Evaluation of information resources, including Web
  • Plagiarism and citation, including APA

In-class sessions run approximately 60 minutes in length, and are customized to student needs.