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Information Literacy Program: Online IL

Contact Information

Please contact Sarah Naomi Campbell, Instruction Librarian, if you would like to schedule an online ibrary instruction session for Downcity courses (online).

scampbell@jwu.edu / 401.598.5019

Please contact Lisa Spicola, Chief Librarian, if you would like to schedule an online library instruction session for Harborside courses (online).

lspicola@jwu.edu / 401.598.1282

IL Instruction

Is Online Information Literacy Instruction available?

  • Yes. The library currently offers online instruction directly in your ulearn course site:
    • Online instruction: Synchronous as well as asynchronous via Blackboard Collaborate
      • Use the form to request a specific workshop or reach out directly via email
      • Librarians can attend a synchronous session in Collaborate and assist with moderating, sharing files, whiteboard, polls, etc as faculty teach as well
    • Recorded Information Literacy Lectures via Kaltura
    • Ask a Librarian online chat
    • Online research appointments  (over the phone or via video conferencing)
    • Moderate Discussion forums in ulearn to encourage use of credible resources on research assignments.
    • Embedded resources including ebooksarticle databases , and streaming videos that students can use on or off-campus.

Materials & Resources