Instruction & Learning at ZSR
Learning at ZSR
Librarians at ZSR Library teach over a thousand students each year. We teach students through one-shot sessions in academic classes, in workshops, when embedded in classes across campus, or in our own information literacy courses.
We also offer several self-help instructional opportunities designed by librarians to help you learn how to use our website and resources. Of course, if you need anything, we’re here to help. Just ask!
What our Users are Saying About: Personal Research Sessions — The ZSR Research and Instruction Team is embarking on some regular assessments of our services in and we have just gotten back results from a survey we did of the students who requested one-on-one meetings with librarians through our Personal Research Session request form during the spring 2015 semester. This is one of the primary […]
10 ways to get your citation game on point with Zotero — Zotero is an amazing free tool for helping you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. Think of it as EasyBib on steroids. Here are ten ways you can use Zotero to help you research like a champ: 1. Save sources while you research Ever found an amazing source for your project, only to […]
Cool New Presentation Tools for Spring 2015 — As a fan of better presentation tools, I’m always on the lookout for ways to replace Powerpoint! Here are a few options that go beyond Powerpoint and even past Prezi! First, there is Microsoft Sway. I like Sway because it has nice features for embedding Tweets and Videos into your presentation! (Microsoft account required!) Another […]
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What do librarians teach?
ZSR librarians teach a variety of topics dealing with today’s information environment:
- How to use the library
- How to do academic research
- How to do research on the web
- How to evaluate sources
- How to use sources in academic projects
In addition to this, librarians teach classes about emerging and established technologies that can aid in information finding and research.