Library Instruction

The library offers instruction in the use and evaluation of library and information resources to UMass Dartmouth students at all levels, from first year courses to advanced graduate seminars. The /find/instruction librarians are eager to work with faculty members to design class sessions geared to specific courses and specific assignments.

Lorraine Heffernan (x8670; LHeffernan) is chair of library instruction committee; please feel free to contact her with any general questions or comments.


ENGLISH 101 - 102

Introductory research instruction is a required feature of English 101-102, as the designated information literacy component of the university's general education program. Kari Mofford is the liaison librarian with reponsibility for ENL 101 and ENL 102 ( x8865 or email KMofford)


INSTRUCTION FOR OTHER COURSES

For courses other than ENL 101-102, the /find/instruction librarians are responsible for teaching research skills to students enrolled in courses in their assigned areas.

Faculty members should consult the following list of librarians to discuss scheduling a library instruction session for courses in their area.

Lorraine Heffernan (x8670; email LHeffernan) Business, Economics, Policy Studies

Hilary Kraus (x 8681; email HKraus) Medical Laboratory Science; Nursing, Psychology.

Kari Mofford (x8865; email KMofford) English and American Language and Literatures, and Judaic literatures

Zachary Painter (x8886; email ZPainterEngineering, Data Management/Sharing

Susan Raidy-Klein (x8666, email SRaidyKlein) STEM, Women's Studies, LAR

Matt Sylvain (x8682; email MSylvain) Anthropology/Sociology, Political Science

Liz Winiarz (x8696; email EWiniarz) Sciences, including Marine Science

Linda Zieper (x8526; email LZieper) Visual Arts, Music, History and Philosophy


RESEARCH ASSISTANCE 

For courses other than ENL 101-102, the /find/instruction librarians are responsible for teaching research skills to students enrolled in courses in their assigned areas.

Students should consult the following list of librarians to arrange an individual instruction appointment for research help with any of their courses.

Faculty and staff are invited to contact the appropriate liaison for assistance with their research needs. 

Lorraine Heffernan (x8670; email LHeffernan) Business, Economics, Policy Studies

Hilary Kraus (x 8681; email HKraus) Medical Laboratory Science; Nursing, Psychology.

Kari Mofford (x8865; email KMofford) English and American Language and Literatures, and Judaic literatures

Zachary Painter (x8886; email ZPainter) Engineering, Data Management/Sharing

Susan Raidy-Klein (x8666, email SRaidyKlein) STEM, Women's Studies, LAR

Matt Sylvain (x8682; email MSylvain) Anthropology/Sociology, Political Science

Liz Winiarz (x8696; email EWiniarz) Sciences, including Marine Science

Linda Zieper (x8526; email LZieper) Visual Arts, Music, History and Philosophy


INSTRUCTION FOR OUTSIDE GROUPS

Teachers from local elementary and secondary schools and community colleges who wish to arrange visits to the university library should contact Lorraine Heffernan (x8670; email LHeffernan), at least two weeks before the date they prefer.   Instruction for outside groups may be unavailable during the busiest periods of the university's academic year.