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Library Instruction Enhances Student Learning

A pre-pandmic class in the Dubin Memorial Classroom

As you plan your spring courses, be sure to contact the Library to discuss your students' learning needs. Students may not be aware of the many online library resources and services available to them, particularly this year. The Library offers virtual instruction options that can be integrated with your courses—both synchronous class instruction via Zoom and asynchronous options like online tutorials and research and course guides.

We can work with you to help scaffold learning and foster student inquiry. By scheduling a library instruction session, you can be sure that all students will have the same information, are equipped to successfully complete their assignments, and know where to ask for help.

Several library departments provide instruction sessions on topics ranging from research skills to multimedia production. Find assistance for your specific needs in the table below. In addition, staff across the library can coordinate with each other so that you and your students have the best experience possible.

For help withContact

Primary sources, archives, rare books, fine art materials, Georgetown University history

Booth Family Center for Special Collections, speccoll@georgetown.edu
Digital mapping, digital exhibit creation, text mining, using digital tools

Digital Scholarship, digitalscholarship@georgetown.edu
Digital media projects, video editing, podcasting, graphic design

Gelardin New Media Center, gelardin@georgetown.edu
Digital and analog fabrication, hands-on learning, creative collaboration, creative technology

Maker Hub, makerhub@georgetown.edu
Research skills, introducing a range of library resources tailored to specific courses and assignments, citation management tools

Research Services Subject Librarians. Find your Subject Librarian or Request an Instruction Session.
Research skills and resources for School of Continuing Studies programsSchool of Continuing Studies Library, scslibrary@georgetown.edu

For questions about using copyrighted materials, open access, and sharing student work on the Internet, contact Meg Oakley, director, copyright and scholarly communication.

Research Consultations

Students and faculty may make appointments for one-on-one research consultations. Make appointments using these links:

Research Guides and Tutorials

In addition, we encourage you to share the Start Your Research guide, our Research and Course Guides, and Tutorials (including the Library’s new video tutorial series) within Canvas or your course site.