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    Information Literacy

    Students who graduate from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse need information literacy skills to enable them to become "life-long learners who will be engaged as knowledgeable and responsible citizens in a diverse and ever-changing world." General Education Mission Statement.

    What We Offer

    More than 250 information literacy instruction sessions are offered each year reaching more than 5,000 UWL students annually. Through the cooperative efforts of the instructor and the librarian, sessions are designed to meet the needs of each instructor’s course requirements. Librarians can introduce students to library resources, information technology, research strategies and information literacy skills such as critical thinking.

    Course-related Instruction

    Faculty and instructional staff at UW-La Crosse may arrange course-related instruction on research strategies and information sources related to a particular discipline or class project. Sessions must be scheduled at least one week in advance. The classroom instructor must be present. To arrange for course related library instruction, please:

    Request a Library Instruction Session (web form)
    Email our instruction staff at libinstruct@uwlax.edu.

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    Library Instruction @ Murphy

    Tours

    Walk-in tours of the Murphy Library Resource Center are offered during the first week of classes in the fall term. To arrange for a tour at another time, please email our instruction staff at libinstruct@uwlax.edu

    K-12 Groups are welcome to visit the library. Please complete the K-12 Group Registration request form

     

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  • 2014 Celebration of Alumni and Campus Authors

    Join friends and colleagues at the 2014 Celebration of Campus Authors from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 21 in the Cleary Center. 

    This year's event includes books written by UW-L alumni as well as faculty and staff.

    The event will have more than 50 books on display, with many authors on hand. A program begins at 4:30.

    Learn more at the Campus Authors web page.

     

     

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