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Southworth Library Learning Commons Faculty Services

A comprehensive guide to the library services and supports available to Faculty at SUNY Canton!

Information Literacy Instruction

Information Literacy/Library Instruction in Southworth Library Learning Commons or Your Classroom!

If you would like more hands-on, personal instruction in specific or general information literacy concepts for your class(es), please consider requesting an information literacy session with an instruction librarian.  Southworth Library Learning Commons has two dedicated instruction librarians who will provide targeted assistance to your class, either in our Bibliographic Instruction Classroom (SL122) equipped with SMARTBoard Technology, or in your own technology-enhanced classroom space.  

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For specific questions about policies or procedures relating to information literacy instruction, to schedule a library instruction session, or to offer feedback on the Library Learning Commons' instructional activities and offerings, please contact the Director or the Instruction Librarians listed to the right!

iPad Mobile Classroom - Digital Literacy Instruction Program

Faculty are additionally encouraged to try out SLLC's Mobile iPad Classroom Instruction Program.  Faculty members can request a librarian attend his/her class accompanied by a mobile set of classroom iPads.  

The librarian will provide collaborative instruction to your class on the iPads, utilizing educational applications currently available on the iPads, or ones that you suggest.  To read the policies and procedures related to the iPad Instruction Program, or to fill out the form requesting an iPad Mobile Classroom session with a librarian, click here!

CITA 101 - Library and Research Skills

Canino School of Engingeering Technology offers a one credit-hour course, taught by Southworth Library Learning Commons librarians, providing basic instruction in using the library as an access point to information.The student will develop methodology to master the process of inquiry and improve their ability to find, evaluate and use information.

Please encourage your students to take this class. You can search for this course in the SUNY Canton Course Listings. The syllabus is posted below.