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Contact your Subject Specialist
Your subject specialist can work with you to identify specific resources, collaborate to create effective research assignments, recommend relevant tutorials, and develop customized LibGuides.
Research Instruction and Support for Students
The library has several short, online tutorials to help students navigate library resources. These are available on YouTube and can be embedded in Blackboard.
Online Library Orientation Blackboard Module
Designed to introduce students to the research process and the library’s resource, the online orientation includes four self-paced modules of brief readings and video tutorials and a short quiz.
Chat and Text Reference
Students can chat from the library's home page or text (815-782-0396) with a reference librarian during reference hours.
Subject Specialist Contact Info
Post contact information for your Subject Specialist. Students can contact them directly for assistance.
Librarian-Hosted Discussion Board in Blackboard
Add your subject specialist to your course and have them participate in or monitor questions in a Research Discussion Board. Contact your subject specialist to discuss ideas.