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Library Services for Faculty

  • Submit your request at least 7 business days prior to the instruction date.
  • You or a substitute must attend the instruction session with your class.
  • Provide all the requested information on time so we may better prepare for your session.

Contact James Telles at 608-6528 if you have any questions.

Why Library Instruction?


Typically lasts 60-80 minutes, but may be adjusted by request.


Customized to course needs.


Works best when applied to a specific assignment.


Serves as a foundation for students' future academic research.


Helps students develop information literacy skills.


Helps students retrieve high quality sources for their research.


Hands-on activities help students to explore resources.


Serves as a collabortion between faculty and librarians.


Connects students directly to a librarian, giving a "face" to the Library.


Includes customized Research Guide.

Library Program SLOs

Folsom Lake College Library - Program Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify library services.

  2. Construct and implement effective search strategies.

  3. Recognize that there are a variety of types and formats of potential sources of information.

  4. Select the most appropriate search systems for accessing the needed information.

  5. Retrieve information online or in person using a variety of methods.

The Library PSLOs and LIBR 318 SLOs link directly to all three indicators of the Critical Thinking ISLO and in a supporting role to the Awareness ISLO.