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We recommend browsing the lessons below to see all that we offer. Once you've determined which lesson(s) best fit your needs, submit your request for library instruction. One of our librarians will reach out to you to confirm your request.

College of Arts and Sciences: Custom Library Workshops

Overview of Library Resources (30-45 min)

This library workshop is designed to be a general overview of the library's resources for new students.  At the end of this session, students will be able to find resources using the library's databases (Academic Search Complete, Credo Reference, etc.). 


Discipline Specific Resources (30-45 min)

This library workshop is designed to be an overview of library resources for a specific discipline.  At the end of this session, students will be able to find discipline specific resources using library databases.  Pick one of the following College of Arts and Sciences areas: 

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computing Science
  • Education
  • Environmental Planning
  • Geography 
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Marine Science
  • Mathematics
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Professional
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Sustainability
  • Women's and Gender Studies

Advanced Research for Graduate Students (30-45 min)

This in-depth library workshop is designed to assist graduate students with their capstone, thesis, or dissertation research.  At the end of this session, students will be able to use the library's resources to successfully complete their final research project. 


Assignment Specific Research Workshop (30-45 min)

Send us your research assignment and we will create a custom library workshop lesson to meet the needs of your students.  Students will learn how to use library resources to complete their assignment.


Online Instruction

Teaching online?  Swisher Library offers live synchronous online library instruction via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.  All our library workshops are available online in an electronic format.