Many first-year students have little to no experience with academic libraries (or any library at all!), as evidenced by questions asked by multiple first-year students:
“How do I rent books from the library?” | "What is a reference librarian?" | “How is the library organized and how can I find a certain book by myself?”
“Are we on our own for research or does the library aid us in some way?” | “Is there a directory to go to where you can search books written on a certain subject?”
Every Connections course is partnered with a librarian who collaborates with the professor to create library experiences tailored to the needs of the class.
Please visit this page (then scroll down a bit) to see examples of LibGuides created specifically for Connections 1 and Connections 2 courses.
Moving forward with just one Connections course, librarians are available to:
Recommended content for customized library workshops: