Information for Faculty
As textbook prices continue to rise, many students are choosing not to purchase them. Help your students succeed by considering adopting an open textbook for your course.
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- Developing effective search skills.
- Evaluating information sources.
- Understanding copyright and avoiding plagiarism.
- Incorporating audio and video into assignments.
- Using geospatial and data sources.
- Locating primary source materials.
- Using bibliographic management software.
Ask your Subject Librarian to
- Provide an in-class session for your students on locating, using and evaluating information sources.
- Create an online research guide tailored for your course.
- Assess whether the library has the resources needed to complete assignments.
Search Course Reserves
Library Materials in Canvas
Finding Library Materials for Your Class
What You Need to Know
If the materials you need are not available online,
- Ask your subject librarian if the item is available in an e-format.
- Request book chapter/article scans of library-owned print materials.
- Ask Digital Media Services (DMS) to digitize library videos for use in Canvas.
If the materials are already available online, ask your subject librarian to
Help you create URLs to library-owned articles, eBooks and other online materials that will work off-campus.
- Verify that access to a specific eBook is not limited to a single user.
Be sure to check out The Studio, a media production lab located in the Commons. The Studio supports student media projects and classroom instruction.
- Last Updated: Jul 13, 2017 9:46 AM
- URL: https://libguides.utk.edu/faculty
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