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HLC Visit 2019: Library Instruction

This guide is for the Valpo Campus HLC visit in April 2019.

The Valparaiso Campus Library offers instruction in many ways: 

  •  In person, either one-on-one or in a group classroom setting. 
  • Virtually via email, phone, or web based instruction
  • Self- guided handouts on how to find materials in the library
  • Via CREDO Instruct - an interactive tutorial that can be embedded into the classroom
  • Google Search Tips - a guide to better internet searching

Lesson Plans

Below you will find examples of a lesson plan for in-class library instruction. 

Course Research Guides

Below you will find some examples of research guides prepared for in-class library instruction sessions. 

Instructional Handouts

Below you will find examples of self-guided instructional handouts available in the library. 

These handouts cover how to find types of materials using a variety of databases: 

The handouts below show how to use a specific database.

Credo Instruct

CREDO Instruct - Ivy Tech Library Information Literacy tutorials made up six modules with topics ranging from basic research skills, selecting and evaluating resources, and citation skills.