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Faculty Support: Instruction


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Topics on the Faculty Support guide include:

Course Reserves

Course Reserves include books, AV, textbooks, class notes, sample solutions, personal copies; any physical item you wish your students to share. Use of the print reserves collection can be restricted by location (in-library only) or by time period (e.g., 2 hours).

Course Reserves:

Two weeks are needed to process start-of-semester reserves; during the semester, 2 days.

Contact course reserves staff.

Schedule Media

A variety of media is available to you for classroom use from the University Libraries.  Media at the UL can be requested (booked) using the form linked below. Media from the OhioLINK Educational Films and Documentaries can be streamed directly in WSU electronic classrooms.

Media Booking Request Form

New Materials Purchase Request Form

Course Management Software Options

First Year Research Toolkit Workshop Series

Course Based Instructional Support

In Class

  • Classroom Visit - brief five minute visit to the classroom to offer support to students and encourage use of appropriate library resources
  • Demonstrations - offer in-class presentations, demonstrations, and hands on training
  • Orientations - library tours for beginning and new students
  • Topic Based Lessons - help with critical evaluation of information and effective library use
  • Research Assignments - librarians can collaborate with you to design library research assignments
  • Library Instruction - library instruction may include a variety of information literacy topics or training with specific databases and collections
  • Online Instruction - provide self-help resources for distance and independent learning

Outside of Class

  • Ask A Librarian
  • Personal Appointments
  • Small Group Appointments
  • Workshops and seminars (group and individual)

For your students

  • Assistance - students can get help at the Information Desk, by appointment, virtual appointment, over the phone, or email.
  • Research Guides - Web-based research guides for every discipline guide students to the most appropriate resources.
  • STAC - the Student Technology Assistance Center provides Wright State students with the tools to make productive use of multimedia.
  • Room 216 - small independent groups can practice presentations complete with equipment and software found in campus classrooms.

Course Based Material Support


Research Guides - Web-based research guides for every discipline guide students to the most appropriate resources.  Guides can be customized to meet the needs of specific courses or assignments.

Course Materials (Books, Journals, and AV) - identify, select, or obtain information resources

Embedded linking - provide permanent URLs to library content for Pilot or web based course supplements.

Request an Instruction Session

Librarians can come to your classroom or training facilities are available in the libraries.

To request an instruction session, contact your subject librarian or email


The  STAC (Student Technology Assistance Center) provides Wright State students with the tools to make productive use of multimedia.  Students can create original academic and creative works.


Copyright information sources include:


RefWorks - RefWorks is a web based citation management tool. Access it from any computer with an Internet connection. Create your own private database of articles, books, websites, etc.  Format bibliographies in hundreds of citation styles. Use RefWorks with Microsoft Office Word while you are writing to make it easy to incorporate citations into your document and then to create your reference list in the format you need. (RefWorks is similar to Endnote and Procite.)

Citation Manuals - Citing Your Sources guides your students through the APA, MLA, and other subject based style manuals.

Writing Center - The Writing Center strives to help your students become better, more accomplished writers.