Library Instruction

The purpose of ORU Library Instruction is to provide, facilitate and integrate enhanced teaching and student learning based upon information literacy competency standards, learning objectives and performance indicators.* To this end, Library Instruction offers hands-on instruction, online materials and research assistance to:

  • help orient students to the LRC facilities and services
  • provide students with training and the experience of electronic resources so that they may become more self-directed
  • foster positive attitudes towards the use of library resources and services
  • assist users in developing efficient, effective life-long skills so that they understand how to gather, analyze, and use information

All Library Users

Research Guides
Subject and general resource aids, research tips, library information guides and more.

Tutorials
Guided interactive training that includes self-assessment quizzes, videos, and more.

  • Library Orientation
  • Research Basics
  • Distance Learners

Librarian's Corner
Find out what's new, get tips for strategic research, check out web picks and more.

Students

LIBBIs
Library workshops give you a guided hands-on experience from basic to advanced skill levels. Some LIBBIs are part of course requirements while others are offered and "open" to all students. Examples:

  • LIBBI-102COMP
      (for Composition 102 students)
  • LIBBI-499HPE
      (for HPER sr. paper students)
  • LIBBI-499ILL
      (open to all sr. paper students)

Student Evaluation Form
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Faculty

Schedule a library tour, in-class presentation, hands-on library research session, or workshop tailored to course needs and/or assignments.

Faculty Request Form for Library Sessions & Tours

Faculty Evaluation Form for Library Instruction Session

Note: Workshops for faculty are provided by the Faculty Facilitator. more

Faculty members may request hands-on library instructional sessions for their classes by submitting the request form or contacting Prof. Myra Bloom, 918-495-7174 or libbi@oru.edu .

*Notes: Based on ACRL's Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education, (PDF of the document); ACRL's Objectives for Information Literacy Instruction: A Model Statement for Academic Librarians, and AACU Information Literacy Value Rubric PDF.