Library Research Guide
The Libraries have online instruction you can plug into Canvas. Each topic is deliberately limited in scope and takes 10 to 15 minutes of a student's time.
Each lesson can
Some topics you'll find here are search strategies, types of information, how to read scientific research and more.
New Literacies Alliance (NLA) is a dynamic curricular project lead by librarians from multiple institutions across the United States. K-State Libraries is a founding member and major contributor to the effort to expand available learning objects for information literacy and critical thinking.
The lessons are compact and largely domain independent. They save valuable time for faculty and librarians by providing the base information common to most library research efforts. Faculty can then add just the information specific to their assignments and curriculum.
Alice Anderson, Instructional Designer, or your librarian will be more than happy to assist you in selecting lessons appropriate for your class, obtaining the links, and setting them up in your course.
We have a training Module in Canvas that helps teach how to use Search It, the Libraries' integrated discovery tool.
Unlike the NLA lessons that are vendor and university agnostic, this training is specific to K-State.
The training is shared in the Canvas Commons so you can pull a copy into your course, on demand.