Instructor support

Developing student research skills

  • Librarians
    Encourage students to contact their librarian by subject area for help with research.
  • Course specific workshops
    Contact your librarian and request a research workshop for your course, tailored to your assignments and to the needs of your students.
  • Course guides
    Ask your librarian to create an online guide for your course.
  • Online tutorials
    Direct your students to relevant online tutorials that might enhance their learning.

Course preparation

  • Collaborate with your librarian on creating learning materials for your course, or library content in Waterloo LEARN. Librarians can help you with:
    • identifying the key information sources
    • developing information literacy skills tasks
    • providing feedback for assignments
  • Course reserves for instructors
    Find out how you can create and manage your course reserve lists online using Course reserves service. For further assistance, contact your course reserves library location or email
  • Copyright guidelines
    Explore the copyright-related support and advice at the University of Waterloo.

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