Request for Library Instruction Form

Please submit minimum of 2 weeks in advance.

Complete one form for each class request.

Instructor Information
Instructor's First Name:
Instructor's Last Name:
Phone or extension:
Please indicate which campus: Mays Landing
Cape May
Atlantic City
Course name and/or acronym:
Course Date and Time:
Number of Students:

NOTE: It is expected that the instructor will attend with the class. This sends students a clear signal that the library session is an important part of the learning process. In addition, students often have questions that only the instructor can answer. Attending also provides insight into areas where students might need reinforcement in regard to basic reading comprehension, writing and research skills.

Session Information
Indicate which of the following you wish the librarian to cover in the instruction session. Please select no more than two choices for the instruction session:
Book Catalog

Students will have step by step instructions on searching for books, placing holds and interlibrary loan.

General Interest Databases

Students learn basic search techniques in databases such as Academic Search Premier.

Subject Specific Databases

Introduction to databases that support a variety of subject areas such as current events, sociology, health and literature.

Search Strategy Techniques

Students will be taught basic search techniques such as using keywords, subject terms and Boolean operators.

Website Evaluation

Students will learn to critically evaluate web resources for reliability and accuracy.

Scholarly Versus Popular Resources

Covers the differences between scholarly and popular publications by using examples from academic journals and popular magazines.

Customized Instruction

We will be happy to discuss tailoring the session to meet the needs of your students. Please indicate your preferences in the field below.

A librarian will contact you as soon as possible to confirm your request.