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Faculty teaching Distance Education courses at Mason also have access to a variety of helpful library services and resources to meet the unique needs of teaching online. Whether you are new to online education or have taught online for years, the library has content, collections and services that can enhance your course and make your life easier.

Tutorials

View the list of all Library Skills Tutorials which faculty can link to from within Blackboard or contact me for a customized tutorial.

In addition, I can simulate an instruction session by providing a prerecorded typical library instruction session via Bb Collaborate that is tailored to your course and your student’s assignment.

Here’s an example

IT 304 IT in the Global Economy

Streaming library instruction session that explains how to conduct the research necessary to successfully complete the IT 304 research assignemnt

Other Tutorials:

Finding Authoritative Sources in the Disciplines
http://library.gmu.edu/education/tutorials/tina/AuthoritativeSourcesNewAudio.htm

Searching SCImago for Journal Rankings
http://library.gmu.edu/education/tutorials/tina/SCImago.htm

Searching Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory
http://library.gmu.edu/education/tutorials/tina/UlrichsHighlighted.htm

Researching Professional, Scholarly and Trade Associations
http://library.gmu.edu/education/tutorials/tina/ProfSchTrade.htm

Finding Trade Associations: Searching Associations Unlimited
http://library.gmu.edu/education/tutorials/tina/Associations%20Unlimited2.htm

InfoGuides

Here is a list of InfoGuides available by program for use by your students. If you need a customized guide for your course, please contact me or your subject librarian to make a request.