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Hands-on Research Instruction

Give your students the research skills they need to succeed in college. 

Each 60-90 minute Hands-On Research Instruction workshop is customized to the class assignment, research need, and/or field of study. Workshops can be held in GM118, the library's computer lab, or delivered to your classroom.   

Workshop topics can include:

  • Turning a research topic or question into a search for information
  • Finding credible information on the Web
  • Accessing and using the library's online databases
  • Understanding how to to find what type of information matches your information need
  • Successful research in a particular field of study (nursing, dentistry, business, communications, anthropology, etc.) 

Request a Hands-On Research Instruction workshop by filling out the online request form.
Make sure to let us know what you would like the workshop to focus on and attach your class research assignment if possible. 

Research Activity with Course Research Guide

Give your students a tailored research experience. 

Ideal for classes or assignments in which students need to go beyond basic and dig deeper. Research Guides are curated online collections of books, e-books, websites, articles, databases, and relevant research how-to's for a specific subject or assignment. 

Librarians can create a custom Research Guide with related hands-on activities for a 60-90 minute Research Workshop. Students benefit by being able to return to the Research Guide as they complete their course assignments. 

Contact your subject Liaison Librarian to request a Research Workshop with activities based on a course Research Guide.

Instructor's Choice

Give your students the research tools they need for your class. 

Bailey Librarians are happy to create customized hands-on Research Workshop for your class related to any assignment, research topic, or information need. 

Request a Hands-On Research Instruction workshop by filling out the online request form.
Make sure to let us know what you would like the workshop to focus on and attach your class research assignment if possible.