The MU Libraries offer a variety of instructional programs to support the teaching and research needs of the MU community. Librarians work with faculty to integrate information literacy into the curriculum. We work with instructors to develop library instruction that best meets your class needs, fosters critical thinking and supports the lifelong goals of MU students.
Instruction Sessions by Request
Librarians are available to help you teach students the skills to find, evaluate, and use quality resources for your research assignments. You can bring your class to the library for a customized instruction session or have us visit your class, in person or online.
Research Guides and Course Guides
Research Guides help you find high-quality information and are created by librarians who are subject specialists in a wide array of disciplines. These guides give you an overview of the best resources on a topic or subject area. Example research guide
Course Guides list the best library resources for a specific course or course assignment and include tips and search strategies for finding information. Example course guide
Individual Consultations (RAP)
RAP (Research Assistance Program) consultations provide personalized, in-depth help with a paper or project for class. Librarians review topics and guide students to the best resources for their paper.
I now know where to go, what to search for, and how to cite sources better after today's session.
- MU Student Fall '13.
I thought the presentation was well structured and gave my students much needed guidance on how to research in the library. It worked well with my course structure.
- MU faculty member
I can't begin to tell you how helpful our trip was. The kids all came home with more articles specific to their research than they've been able to collect in over a month on Google Scholar
- High School Teacher