The Instruction Services at Blazer Library is based on Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education. The Library Instruction Services espouses and promotes Information Literacy for lifelong learning. This empowers users to become lifelong independent learners with the ability to locate, retrieve, evaluate, and use information for problem solving. Information Skills Tutorial may be used by individuals for self education. Contact the Instruction Services/Information Literacy Librarian Nkechi Amadife at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional assistance.
Instruction Services include:
ENG 102 Library Instructions
Other Discipline Specific Instrutions
Blackboard UNV 101 Library Instruction
Distance Learning: Complete online instruction available to all students. (coming soon).
LibGuides: Innovative course guides used by professional librarians at Blazer Library to design interactive online handouts for courses. Individual LibGuides are tailored to course assignment or topics. Helpful links to library resources are also included. (coming soon).
KILT: The KSU Information Literacy Tutorial gives users access to helpful information literacy links covering helpful literacy topics.
We customze Library Instruction to meet the research needs of specific classes.
Individual or group/classes may be scheduled in advance by completing the Library Instruction Request Form a week (five working days) before the desired date of instruction or by sending an email to Nkechi Amadife. A librarian will contact you within two working days to confirm the instruction date, otherwise call Nkechi Amadife at (502) 597-6817 or the Reference Desk at (502)597-6857.
Although, Library Instruction Services is made available to all; KSU's academic community continues to have priority.
Research Strategies for Writing a Paper
Scholarly Journals vs Popular Magazines
Web Research Strategies
For all matters concerning Kentucky State University Library Instruction Services / Information Literacy, contact:
Library Instruction Services/Information Literacy Librarian