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Information Literacy with RDC Library includes:
Book a class by contacting your School Librarian.
We prefer you book at least one to two weeks in advance, and provide the following:
On Main Campus, classes are usually held in the Library computer lab (1006R), but classes can also be held in your classroom or in another computer lab. We travel to the DSB as well!
We find our classes are most effective when tailored to a particular assignment, and when the instructor attends and is an active participant. Your librarian will work with you to determine the best timing and format for your class/assignment.
Our classes are a combination of demos and hands-on, and cover such topics as:
In addition to teaching information literacy skills, we can also help students with digital literacy skills such as:
If you are interested in arranging a digital literacy workshop for your class, please contact Sona Macnaughton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is a warming session?
A library staff member can come to your class and provide a quick 5-10 minute overview of:
Want to book a warming session?
You can use the Book a Warming Session form to request a library staff member come to your class.
Looking for a recorded version?
We have a condensed version of the warming sessions available as a YouTube video: A Quick Guide to RDC Library (2:50)
You can embed this video in your Blackboard course. For more information about embedding videos in your Blackboard course, see Embedding a YouTube Video instructions.
Our computer lab (1006R) is available for class bookings throughout the year, but priority is given to librarian-led information literacy workshops. Our lab includes 28 computers, 2 whiteboards, a projection screen, and instructor station.
Types of bookings we can accommodate:
Types of bookings we are unable to accept:
September and January are busy times for bookings and lab availability may be limited due to information literacy workshops.
For non-instructional bookings, email: email@example.com. Please let us know if you need any guest logins.
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