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dc.contributor.authorBarrett, Felicia
dc.date.accessioned2009-06-18T17:55:35Z
dc.date.available2009-06-18T17:55:35Z
dc.date.issued2008-10-20
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10027/5589
dc.description.abstractThis presentation describes how an academic health sciences librarian developed library instruction classes into a monthly habit for the faculty, students and staff. Setting/Participants/Resources: The University of Illinois at Chicago, Library of the Health Sciences – Rockford Brief Description: Library instruction is one of the most important services provided by librarians. Traditional hands-on sessions in a computer laboratory is still an effective and common method of teaching. Training sessions on a different online database were offered on the fourth Wednesday of the month. The objective was to instill a habit for learning to the library users by offering classes on the same day every month. A schedule of classes was developed and implemented. The sessions were advertised by displaying flyers and distributing emails throughout the month highlighting the database-of-the-month. Results/Outcome: Offering library instruction classes on a regularly scheduled day each month provided the opportunity to develop a habit of coming into the library to learn a new database every month. Evaluation Method: Attendance was tabulated to determine the success of the sessions.en
dc.description.sponsorshipMidwest Chapter/Medical Library Associationen
dc.subjectLibrary Instructionen
dc.subjectInformation services User educationen
dc.titleDeveloping Library Instruction Classes into a Monthly Habiten
dc.typePresentationen


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