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Library Instruction

This guide provides goals, activities, planning tools, and instruction resources for planning and delivering instruction at Brooks Library.

Further Education on Instruction


Burkhardt, J. & MacDonald, M. (2010). Teaching Information Literacy: 50 Standards-Based Exercises for College Students, 2nd Edition. Chicago IL: American Library Association.

Saunders, L. (2012). Faculty Perspectives on Information Literacy as a Student Learning Outcome. The Journal of Academic Librarianship, 38(4), 226–236. doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2012.06.001

Oakleaf, M., Hoover, S., Woodard, B. S., Corbin, J., Hensley, R., Wakimoto, D. K., Hollister, C. V., Gilchrist, D., Millet, M., Iannuzzi, P. A. (2012). N otes From the F ield: 10 Short Lessons on One-S hot Instruction. Co mmunications in I nformation L iteracy, 6 (1), 5-23.

Learning Styles

Keyser, Marcia W. (2000) “Active learning and cooperative learning: understanding the difference and using both styles effectively.” Research Strategies 17, 35-44.

Chodock, T., & Dolinger, E. (2009). “Applying Universal Design to Information Literacy: Teaching Students Who Learn Differently at Landmark College.” Reference & User Services Quarterly, 49(1), 24-32.

Books at Brooks

Information Literacy Resources