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Lansing Community College Library Services

Library Instruction

Librarians provide assignment-based library instruction requested by faculty for their students. Instruction is available for all LCC courses at the Library, located in the TLC Building.

An instruction session may include:

  • library tour
  • library mobile scavenger hunt
  • research databases
  • library catalog
  • internet resources
  • search strategies
  • evaluating sources
  • other topics requested by faculty

Library Sessions Are Assignment Based

  • Faculty should coordinate a library session with a specific assignment.
  • Submit a copy or a description of the assignment with the request. 
  • Librarians are available to collaborate with instructors in designing an assignment.

Scheduling a Session

  • Schedule your session at a time in the semester when information is most helpful for your students.
  • Allow one to two hours for hands-on, exercises, group work, reflection, or work on the research assignment.
  • Instructors are required to be present during the session or arrange for a faculty substitute.

Off-Campus Library Instruction

Library instruction is available at the following off-campus locations:

  • LCC North, St. Johns (WRIT, READ, SDEV courses)
  • LCC East, East Lansing (WRIT, READ, SDEV courses)
  • Livingston County Center at Parker Campus, Howell (WRIT, READ, SDEV courses)
  • West Campus (All courses taught at West Campus)

Faculty must arrange for a computer classroom, computer lab, or for a Computer on Wheels (COW) for library sessions scheduled at off-campus locations.

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Scheduling a Session

Please submit your request at least one week before the session.

Online Request Form

Submit an online request form.

Visit or Telephone

Contact the Reference Desk at 517.483.1615. The librarian on duty will assist you with placing your request.

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