The Kent Library Information
Services Librarians provide information literacy instruction, on an appointment
basis, to any University class or group. We can create a customized
research guide for classes and tailor sessions to meet the unique needs
of specific class research assignments or the information needs of a
specific group. Topics covered in these sessions can include library
research strategies, reference materials, the online catalog, library
subscription databases, the Web, and more.
is most effective when the course instructor is present and actively
involved, and when the session is grounded in a specific class assignment.
The Coordinator of Information Literacy and Information Services Librarians are available to work with faculty on
assignment development and help identify topics, approaches, or specific
schedule an Information literacy session, please contact Claudia Ruediger,
Coordinator of Information Literacy, an individual
Information Services Librarian, or the Reference Desk (573-651-2230) at least
one full week in advance of the date for which you wish to schedule
Course integration / Resources
Information Services Faculty
Area High Schools
Area high schools are also
invited to take advantage of the Library's instruction program, with
the understanding that University classes and students take priority
over them. High schools wishing to schedule a group into the Library are
asked to contact the Reference Desk at 651-2230 or Claudia Ruediger, Coordinator of
Information Literacy, two full weeks in advance of
the desired date, and to restrict the size of the group to
30 students or less.
Area High Schools:
Information about Library Instruction
brochure (pdf) for additional information.
Non-Instructional Tours of the Library
We recognize that many groups would like to tour the
building. Kent Library does offer staff led tours of the building.
For more information see Kent Library