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Library Instruction

Services for Students

  • Research Workshops
    Find out about the latest research workshops offered by the library
  • Ask A Librarian
    Get research help in person, over the phone, through email or online chat
  • LibGuides
    View online guides to get you started or assist with research
  • Subject Guides
    Find a subject guide to library resources in your subject area
  • Library Tutorials
    Tutorials and guides to help you with your research
  • Library Instruction Lab
    This lab is a dedicated area for library and bibliographic instruction.

 

 

Services for Faculty

  • Research Workshops
    Learn about workshops that can be tailored to your specific class needs
  • Library Workshops
    Request a workshop for your class
  • Research Guide
    Request a customized subject guide for a course or a specific assignment
  • Library Tour
    Schedule a tour of the library for your students
  • LibGuides
    View online guides to get you started or assist with research
  • Subject Guides
    Find a subject guide to library resources in your subject area

Contact Us

  • Amanda Breu
    Instruction & Outreach Librarian
    361-570-4169
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Mission and Goals


Mission Statement

It is the mission of Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library Instruction Program to serve the students, faculty and staff of the Victoria College and University of Houston-Victoria communities. Through face-to-face instruction, classroom, and online delivery, the Library Instruction Program fosters information literacy for all library users. Information literacy incorporates the ability to recognize the need for information then locate, evaluate and use information. By developing information literacy skills among library users, the Library Instruction Program will enable students to meet academic requirements, promote critical thinking and provide a foundation of lifelong learning.

Goals
  • Create an environment where research and instruction can grow
  • Establish an environment that promotes information literacy and lifelong learning
  • Develop instruction programs that enable users to successfully complete assignments
  • Enhance the learning environment on campus by providing face-to-face and online instruction for general library use and topic    specific research
  • Collaborate with other organizations on campus
  • Work with faculty to ensure the instruction program meets their expectations and the needs of their students within their discipline
  • Continuously access the instruction program to recognize and foster strengths and identify and improve weaknesses