Library Instruction Requests

Use the information below to book an instruction session conducted by a librarian. To reserve a room, go to Room Reservations.

Questions about Library Instruction? 

  • Available for almost all courses 
  • Specialized for subject/course/research needs

What do we need to know? 

  • Choose a time frame 
    • Short-term: From 15 minutes to a single class session 
    • Long-term:  Multiple class sessions throughout the semester 
  • Select a location 
    • In FLITE 
    • In your Big Rapids classroom 
    • Off-campus at other FSU locations, may be in-person or as a webinar (dependent on the subject area) 
  • Tell us how much time students need to work in class afterwards 

How to Schedule 

  • Request 14 days in advance (dependent on librarian availability) 
  • Specify location (if in FLITE, dependent on instruction studio availability) 
  • Attend with your class (shows your student this is important for success) 
  • Contact your librarian if you need to cancel or will be late  

Librarians will...

  • Schedule the instruction studio at FLITE 
  • Work with you to provide customized instruction

Librarians can (dependent on course)...

  • Customize a single instruction session 
  • Provide timely instruction in multiple point-of-need visits 
  • Create a course-specific class help guide 
  • Embed materials into an online course 
  • Offer instruction by webinar or in person off-campus 
  • Provide information literacy pre- and post-testing 
  • Assist with citations  

Contact your subject-specific librarian to schedule a library instruction session. For other subjects, please contact Kristy Motz or Mari Kermit-Canfield