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Library Resources for Faculty: Online Instructional Support

An overview of library resources pertinent to Norfolk State University faculty.

Embedding and Integrating Library Instruction into your Blackboard Course

Provide your students with direct online access to course-related library resources by embedding links to these resource within your Blackboard course site.   Possible library resources include:

  • Journal articles from a database
  • Databases and indexes to articles
  • Subject-specific research guides ("Libguides")
  • Online tutorials
  • Citation guides
  • Online writing guides

Librarians can also provide research assistance and instruction through Blackboard.  Consider some of the following options:

  • Add contact information for your library liaison
  • Request a synchronous library instruction session via Blackboard Collaborate
  • Ask a librarian to create a customized list of resources related to your course topic or to a specific assignments

For more information on including library resources in your Blackboard course, please feel free to contact a librarian about this option of integrating library resources and services into your course site.


Web Evaluation

  • Evaluating Web Sites - Developed by Ohio State University Libraries, this tutorial provides explanations, examples, videos and interactive quizes to help students think critically about the information that they find on the Web.