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Check our COVID-19 Guide for updates on Library services and resources.

Faculty Support at RDC Library

Services and resources to support teaching and research at RDC.

Select Course Resources

Library Resources

Integrate licensed Library resources into your course (such as ebooks, articles from databases, and streaming videos):

  • Search for articles, ebooks, and streaming video through our Subject Guides.
  • Use stable, permanent links (permalinks) when linking resources in your Blackboard course.
  • Provide students with details on how to access Library resources from off-campus. Suggested wording to include in your course:
To access Library resources (articles, ebooks, streaming videos) from off-campus, enter your 13-digit iCard barcode number and your NEOS PIN when prompted. Get help with your barcode or PIN.

 

Open Resources

Consider open and affordable textbooks to ease your students' financial burden:

Copyright

Consider copyright and Fair Dealing when using resources in your course:

Integrate Information Literacy

Subject Guides

RDC Subject Guides provide a starting point for research in a specific discipline:

Information Literacy Classes

We are pivoting online, too! Librarians will teach information literacy through synchronous and asynchronous delivery.

Asynchronous Tutorials

We have a variety of asynchronous tutorials and other learning objects to supplement our information literacy instruction. You can link to these resources in your courses:

  • Citation tutorials (online and downloadable tutorials)
    These APA, MLA, and Chicago style tutorials can be uploaded into your Blackboard course. Alternatively, you may use an online version that generates a "Certificate of Completion."
  • Academic Integrity (online guide with self-assessment)
    This guide covers the definition of academic integrity and academic misconduct, and reviews several practical scenarios. It includes a self-assessment that generates a "Certificate of Completion."
  • Anatomy of a Scholarly Article (online tutorial)
    This tutorial covers the common components of a scholarly article and demonstrates effective strategies for reading scholarly articles. It generates an optional "Certificate of Completion."
  • A Quick Guide to Copyright for Students (interactive video)
    This video introduces the basic concepts of copyright and Creative Commons in Canada (5:41).
  • A Quick Guide to OneSearch at RDC Library (video)
    This video will help you find scholarly sources using OneSearch at RDC Library (3:43).

Further videos can be found on RDC Library's YouTube channel.