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Faculty Resources @Brookens

Course Collaboration - Section Overview

​Brookens Library values information literacy and critical thinking as life-long, transferable skills important to UIS students’ current and future academic, personal, and professional success. The Library, as a partner in the University’s educational mission, provides direct support for learning outcomes related to information literacy and critical thinking as expressed in the UIS Goals and Learning Outcomes for Baccalaureate Education

Information literacy can be described as the ability to apply critical thinking to an information problem and encompasses the skills used to locate, use, and evaluate information, it is about empowering individuals to become self-sufficient lifelong learners.  

Click on the links below or to the left to explore the opportunities for course collaboration with librarians at UIS.

  • Instructional Services:  An overview of the types of instruction Brookens Library an provide in support of your courses. Includes Information on how the Brookens librarians can help you integrate information literacy skills and outcomes directly into your course assignments.
  • Faculty Associate Program: Details on a collaborative effort with faculty to integrate information literacy into the curricula.
  • Materials Requests: An outline of how you can request specific materials to support your research and teaching.
  • Course Reserves: Information on how to share materials with your students.
  • Intro to Research: Information on our primer on library research intended for freshmen students.