This guide is an overview of services offered by the Instruction and Outreach Department and includes information about
All I&O librarians are remote for the spring semester.
Students can sign up and attend any of the many workshops offered virtually via Webex this semester.
Workshops cover topics such as APA, MLA, Chicago, Google Scholar, Mendeley, etc...
Library instruction can be tailored to a specific research assignment. Contact your liaison librarian to plan and schedule a class.
It is possible for faculty and instructors to embed librarians into their online learning classes. We can be added to the class using the unique designation of "librarian." giving us permission to add content to e-learning without seeing student grades. We have many learning objects ready and primed for an online learning environment, including videos, screen capture, infographics, and student learning assessments.
Contact your liaison librarian to see what they can do for you classes in Elearning or vie video conferencing. With a librarian status we can provide asynchronous support to your students.
Research and class guides are curated lists of best research resources available through the Libraries. Instruction and Outreach Librarians have created many for various programs and classes. A complete list of guides is available at this link. If you would like a research guide created for your class, please contact your liaison librarian
Students can also take get research help from the many research and class guides available 24/7 . This links are embedded in your elearning course shells.
The chat box pops up in most databases and Library Search as well.
Students can make appointments with a librarian to work on research assignments. Appointments can be as short or as long as they need. They can easily schedule a time by using the online calendar:
These links are also embedded in e-learning. You can also include them in your course syllabus or assignment sheet along with the contact information of your liaison librarian.
You can use this language to give to students so they can easily connect with a librarian.You can add this to your syllabus or assignment sheet.
Get Immediate help:
If you need help with research, you can connect with a librarian via text or video chat here: https://wmich.libanswers.com : M- Th 9-6. Fri: 9-3
Schedule an appointment
You can contact the [dept. name] librarian [librarian name] and schedule an appointment with them here [librarian calendar link]
You can contact the English department librarian Kate Langan and schedule an appointment with her here https://wmich.libcal.com/appointments/katelangan
Link to librarians by department and contact info: https://wmich.edu/library/subject-librarians