At this time, library instruction sessions can be conducted in the classroom or computer lab, through Zoom, pre-recorded, or via Blackboard tools. We can also assist with custom videos, handouts, and course-specific research guides. A direct connection between library instruction and coursework provides the best learning outcomes.
To schedule library instruction or request a custom resource for your class, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include the following information:
RCC Librarians can also be embedded in a Blackboard course. RCC instructors can email email@example.com and request that a specific librarian be added as a "course builder" to a course shell. Embedded librarians can:
Some suggested text to share with your students regarding RCC Library services:
The RCC Library checks out textbooks, laptops, and other materials; visit the RCC Library Services page for regularly updated information. For help with research, such as finding, evaluating, and citing sources, please visit the Virtual Reference Desk or email a librarian.
The library curates a growing Faculty Senate collection of materials purchased to support instructors. The books are shelved at Redwood Library but can be placed on hold to be picked up at any RCC or JCLS branch. We are always open to suggestions for purchase if there are materials you would like us to add.