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Library Resources & Services for Online Classes: Instructional Support for Faculty

Instructional Support from Librarians

In addition to the services we offer to students, instruction librarians can also offer assistance to faculty teaching online courses. Subject specific librarians are paired up with online course instructors for all classes taught in the summer. These are a few of the services the librarians can provide:

  • Librarian develops specialized library guides for assignments
  • Assistance finding online resources students can access as an alternative to IDS (Gutenberg,Hathi Trust, GoogleBooks, etc.)
  • Assistance with developing assignments
  • Links in Canvas to library resources and research help
  • Resources for teaching with technology from the I-Team (SUNY Geneseo Instructional Design Team)
  • Assistance with using/integrating Collaborative Technologies (see a list of more collaborative technologies at
  • External review of your Canvas class pages
  • Librarian develops specialized Google Docs for assignments 

Research Help