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E-Learning Instructor Tools

Tools for subject and instruction librarians teaching one-shot instruction sessions, workshops, etc. Tools can be used to create, store, and share instruction materials as well as to further communicate with students and faculty.

Communication Tools


The following are video calling tools that can be used to meet online with students or faculty. All allow screen sharing, which can be used to host webinars. Some may be subject to meeting size limits (often less than 10 in case of video participants) and some may be subject to time limits for meeting.


 Zoom  Microsoft Teams Microsoft Skype Google Hangouts 



The following are internet browsers that can be used to navigate the internet. Each has a different design and a couple of unique features, but there might be some occasions where a website functions better using a specific web browser.


Microsoft Edge Google Chrome Apple Safari Mozilla Firefox