Category Archives: Instruction

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Trends in Information Literacy Instruction – July 2020

This summer, recent publications from the Information Literacy Instruction (ILI) lead us to think critically about Critical Library Instruction, examine the teaching moments in our reference transactions, and look again at the improved outcomes from multiple library sessions in a … Continue reading

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Library Instruction for Summer 2020

If you are including a research component to your online courses for Summer 2020, the library is still here to help! We have many different options for online library instruction and we encourage you to reach out to your liaison … Continue reading

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Using Open Textbooks for Summer Classes

As we look toward an online summer term our students face two significant barriers to textbook access: finances and physical distance. In order to help navigate these challenges, Open Langara and the Library are here to support instructors interested in … Continue reading

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Trends in Information Literacy Instruction – March 2020

Welcome to the renewed and reinvigorated Trends in ILI – a seasonal roundup of recent publications from the Information Literacy Instruction literature. This month, we ask what do we call the community we serve? Are community colleges having a good … Continue reading

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Book Library Workshops Now! – Summer 2019

Summer term is fast approaching! Book library instruction now to ensure that we are able to help your students do their best on research projects. A few announcements for Summer 2019 in regards to library instruction: L108 Teaching Lab Unavailable … Continue reading

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More Complicated than Theft: Current Trends in Plagiarism Prevention Education

The Student Conduct and Judicial Affairs Annual Report from 2017 marked an astounding increase in the number of reported cases of plagiarism at Langara College, up to 495 total incidents (up from 286 in 2016) (Ross, 2018). Since 2013, the … Continue reading

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Important Announcement for 2018 Library Instruction Booking

As you may have heard, D2L is becoming Brightspace! That means that the library tutorials are also getting this new look. To ensure that the content, quizzes, and activities are all working the way they should, we at the library … Continue reading

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Reminder to Book Library Instruction – Fall 2017

Looking for a way to help your students with their research this term? Have you considered adding a library instruction session to your class? If your curriculum involves a research project, working with your subject librarian can help your students … Continue reading

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Library Instruction Reminder for Summer 2017!

Need to make sure your students are ready for research this term? Consider booking library instruction for your classes! This summer, we are piloting a re-vitalized Introduction to Research tutorial. If you would like your class to be in the … Continue reading

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