What’s an Embedded Librarian?
An embedded librarian is a librarian that is integrated into an online class for a period of time to support the student's in their research process.
Why do I need an embedded librarian?
The popularity of online classes has risen over the years. The reasons for choosing an online class are varied. Most often the main reason is that the student is not able to visit the physical campus, and the library, so they do not have the same exposure to the services of the library.
For this reason, the library has increased the number of electronic resources that can be accessed remotely. But having the resources is not enough. Many students have difficulties and need help, not only accessing resources remotely, but knowing what resources and services are available to them. An embedded librarian will provide support for these students in their virtual space.
What can the embedded librarian do for your class?
How to Request an Embedded Librarian
Are tired of getting essays and research projects from your students that are full of unreliable sources? Don't have the time to teach information literacy in your class? Let the friendly knowledgeable librarians at the PGCC Library do it for you!
To request an embedded librarian in your course, simply fill out the Information Literacy Instruction Form. Once your request is received the assigned librarian will contact you about selected dates.