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Library Research & Instruction

Library Research & Instruction: LRI

Key elements of Information Literacy include the evaluation of resources, citation skills and the ability to identify plagiarism. Help your students improve their skills today!Click to schedule an LRI

The Trocaire College Libraries offer you the opportunity to have a Subject Librarian come to your classroom (via Zoom) to teach your students library skills and information literacy. Librarians usually cover 2-3 topics per 50 minute session. You may wish to schedule a longer session, or add a follow-up LRI session, if you feel your students need more instruction.
Each session is tailored to your coursework. You may select a topic from the list below. If you don’t see what you need, contact us. We will create a LRI sessions based on your student’s needs.
We also offer “Library skills in a flash!” these are short visits to your classroom via Zoom to demonstrate quick skills to help students.

Your Subject Librarian can collaborate with you on developing or redefining a research paper or project.

Popular topics for LRI:

  • Library Orientation
  • Understanding the Research Process
  • Selecting and Developing Research Topics
  • Understanding the Life Cycle of Information
  • Searching Databases
  • Searching the Library Catalog
  • Web Search Tips
  • Media Bias and Literacy
  • Evaluating Information Critically
  • Identifying Scholarly vs. Popular Resources
  • Identifying Primary and Secondary Resources
  • Avoiding Plagiarism
  • Citations and Formatting
  • Intellectual Property and Copyright Basics
  • Netiquette

To set up an LRI session, click here and fill out the form. Your subject librarian will respond shortly.