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Library Learning Information Center

 

 

List of Delta Library
Resources and Services

Resources

  • Instruction Room - providing a 16 computer research room where classes can be held when assignments require access to Delta Library online databases/indexes/catalogs, and print resources in the Delta Library, and WWW. Librarians are available to show students and faculty how to use all Library resources. Faculty call X9560 to schedule instruction.
  • Tutorials - explaining how to search InfoTrac and FirstSearch online full-text databases - keyword searching and subject searching - available on the Delta Library Website.
  • Videos - explaining how to do research - to be used by faculty - can be shown to entire class or individually - checkout at the LLIC AV Desk.
    • Navigating the Sea of Information
    • The Big Six
    • Library Research: where do I begin
  • Handouts - providing research help to students
    • Evaluating Websites
    • Possible Subjects for Research
    • MLA and APA Styles of Citing Sources
    • How to search FirstSearch
    • How to search InfoTrac
    • Keyword vs. Subject searching
    • LC Classification System
    • (NAiLED) Research Process
    • Using Government Documents
    • Subject pathfinders/bibliographies - available on the Library website
  • Assessments - tools to measure students research skills
    • Library terms matching worksheet
    • Knowledge of Library resources and the research process
    • Assessment Examples Notebook (good examples of instructor and librarian created assessments)
  • Assignments
    • Librarian developed research assignments that familiarize students with Delta Library resources and services
    • Faculty Assignment notebook (examples of instructor created assignments)
    • Best Practice notebook (examples of good assignments)
    • Teaching Aids notebook (assignment developed aids)
  • Credit Certificates - providing instructors with an additional means of incorporating resource-based activities into their course. Instructors send students to the Library Reference Desk and the Librarians issue a "credit certificate" when student has completed a particular task in the Library. Credit can be given when student hands in the signed receipt.

Services

  • Research Assistance - Delta Librarians offer research help to faculty for professional development and help to students, on campus and remotely. Call X9874 or select "Ask a Librarian" on the Library website.
  • Instruction - Librarians show faculty and students how to use Library resources and teach information literacy skills. Call the LLIC Reference Desk and talk to a Librarian X9560.
  • Assignments - Librarians offer assistance to faculty in developing assignments that use available resources, incorporating information literacy skills.
  • InterLibrary Loans - Borrow materials from other libraries. Use the Library website FirstSearch, ValCat "Request Item", MelCat from MeL(Michigan eLibrary) or in person at the LLIC Reference Desk X9560. 
  • Delta Library Website - providing students, faculty, and community access to resources, services, and research help.
  • Collections - Faculty suggest Library resources to purchase and assist Librarians with evaluating their subject areas of the Library collection. Call X9874. 
  • Reserves - Faculty reserve materials for student use. 

Call X9574 or stop by the LLIC Reserve Desk
Call 686-9874 or 686-9560 To Learn More

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Delta College - Library (110)
1961 Delta Road
University Center, MI  48710
Phone:  989-686-9016
Fax:  989-686-4131
e-mail:  library@delta.edu

Last updated: 5/10/2010

 


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