In starting your lesson planning process, make sure to get some information from the professor you will be designing a session for. This will make planning a session 50 times easier. In your communications with the professor, maker sure you know or ask for this information:
Feel free to use and adjust this email template in contacting the instructor with regards to planning a library session.
Hello [requester's name],
Thank you for contacting me about setting up a library instruction session for your class. I'd be happy to put that together for you. In order for me to go ahead with planning this, there are a few details that would be helpful for me to know so I can develop something that will best address the topics and needs of the course.
Thanks again for contacting me and I look forward to hearing from you!
If you recieve a request for instruction that is not in your department specialization and you're not sure who would be the best person to give the session, direct the requesting member to the instruction request form through our website.