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The Z Smith Reynolds Library’s core instructional service is a credit-based information literacy class. In addition, many librarians teach library instruction sessions and do technology training. With such an emphasis on the classroom, librarians know the benefit of developing support for library instructors to help them teach more effectively. They have done this in a number of ways including designing a template course complete with content for new instructors to use, pairing experienced library instructors with new, and providing formal and information opportunities for sharing instructional techniques.
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The Z Smith Reynolds Library offers one-credit information literacy classes every semester. When this program began in 2003, one section was offered during which a different librarian taught each day. Since its inception, the program evolved from co-taught sections to individually taught sections totaling more than ten each semester. The curriculum has evolved from highly proscribed to adaptive, depending on the needs of the students and interests of the instructor. Most recently, the LIB200 series introduced subject specific versions of Lib100. There are separate courses on business, humanities, social sciences, …