Library Instruction Materials on the Internet
Joan Alcott, Reference Librarian from Moody Learning Center at San Antonio College, and Ping Liu, Systems Librarian from Harris County Public Library, compiled the following set of resources.
EBSCO Research Databases Services
Links to supporting materials provided by EBSCO.
- Reference and User Guide
- Help sheet
Guided Tutorials -- EBSCO
Link to macromedia flash tutorials for EBSCOhost, EBACOadmin, and Product-Specific tutorials. They provide audio narration with matching text to guide users on how to make the most of EBSCO's most popular features. 3-4 minutes for each tutorial.
TexShare Gale Web site
Gale provides a full-service Web page specifically for Texas libraries. Navigation guides, guided tours, search tips, and much more are ready to be downloaded. Also included is a link to tips on marketing the resources at your library.
- Guided Tours -- GALE Link to audio narrative macromedia flash tutorials. They not interactive but allow users to control the speed of the tour. Good visual presentation.
Doing Research: An Introduction to the Concepts of Online Searching
University of Ilinois at Chicago
This creative tutorial presents an animated approach to teaching the use of the search term AND, choosing keywords, identifying synonyms and how to read a citation.
Online Library Learning Center
University System of Georgia
Though somewhat specific to the University System of Georgia, this site contains an introduction to the information process and key concepts needed for library research.
SBU Library Research Guide
Stony Brook University
The modules-- Choosing a Topic, Identifying Sources, Using the Web and Citing Sources can be used in any library situation.
Teaching Tips Index
Honolulu Community College
If you are looking for ideas and resources for Library Instruction/Information Literacy or if you are developing a program, consider the extensive materials collected by professional organizations.
LOEX: Library Instruction Resources
Eastern Michigan University
PROMO: Peer Reviewed Instructional Materials Online Database
American Library Association
Send e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or comments.