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Library Instruction: Home

A guide to library instruction for librarians and faculty that features methodologies and tools; includes sections on information literacy and academic honesty,.











Welcome to the Instruction Research Guide!

Here you will find information about the instruction program at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

RWWL Philosophy of Instruction

The librarians of the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library view instruction as a starting point in the research process, not the end.

We prepare students for life-long learning and self-education by promoting a network of services, encouraging critical-thinking, and demonstrating responsible scholarship.

We believe that…

  • Research is a cyclical process.
  • Facts are important, but critical thinking is necessary.
  • Scholars grow in research competence.
  • Multimodal resources are essential to developing scholars.

We uphold our beliefs by…

  • Cultivating strong relationships with our users.
  • Asking library users their needs and seeking to meet them.
  • Affirming information literacy as a skill-set.
  • Teaching and promoting responsible scholarship.
  • Employing effective technology in our instruction.
  • Marketing library resources and services, while demonstrating how they fit into users' lives.