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Faculty Support Services

This portal provides information about library resources and services that can support faculty teaching and research

Introduction

The James White Library promotes Information Literacy programs through course-related instruction and workshops. Tours, search strategy development, evaluating web sites and other sources, and instruction on specific databases can be tailored to a specific courses.

Information Literacy at Andrews University

James White Library strives to develop information literacy in Andrews University students so they may improve scholarship, create knowledge, achieve educational goals, and become lifelong learners.

Request an Instruction Session

The library offers library instruction for your classes. Use the Library Consultation Request Formsilas@andrews.edu), phone 269-471-6263, with the date, time and menu option. ( See Information Literacy Programs Instructions). Together with your liaison librarian they will design a class session that meets your students’ needs.  Submit requests not less than one week in advance. Include course name and number and the number of students who will be attending. It is also helpful to provide the librarian with a copy of the assignment the students will be working on.
c. Research appointments for your students
Use the Library Consultation Request Form to schedule an appointment to discuss your research with your college librarian.

Credo Instruct Modules

 CREDO’s Instruct is a suite of information literacy e-learning modules that provides teaching resources for faculty to stupport formalized  AAC&U-aligned instruction, both in-person and online. Information literacy is one of the criteria designated by the Institutional Outcomes for undergraduate education and students’ learning outcomes. Faculty can upload any of its videos, tutorials, exercises, and quizzes into their course LearningHub.

(See https://andrews.credocourseware.com/courses/course-v1:Andrews-University+IL+2019/course/)

Information Literacy Resources For Faculty

This guide includes videos, tutorials, lesson plans, and more resources for faculty wishing to integrate information literacy more deeply into their courses.

How to do Research (For your Students)

Credo's Resources for Faculty

This section provides a plethora of materials such as videos and tutorials the will assist faculty get started using Credo Instruct and design effective research assignments.