Librarians are experts in locating learning materials and assisting in the construction of resource-based assignments that promote understanding of content, critical thinking, and information literacy skills.
There are many ways to incorporate the use of library resources into class assignments without requiring a research paper.
Smaller scale assignments help students build confidence in their own research abilities.
Why Assign Library Research?
Purpose of Course Assignments
An effective assignment:
From: University of St. Thomas Library (Jan. 7, 2009)