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Librarians and archivists are committed to the University of Regina’s teaching mission. At the request of faculty members, we offer instruction to support students from first-year to graduate level, including finding, evaluating, and using information resources. A variety of settings, including classrooms, computer labs, and online, are available. Additional instruction and support is available from our Research Guidesonline tutorials, and through our participation in URCourses (at the request of the instructor).  We also provide regular training sessions and workshops independent of courses.

Please contact your Subject Librarian to request instruction.

For some other specialized topics, contact those listed below:

Other Topics Contact
Spatial and numeric data Kaetlyn Phillips
Archival collections Crista Bradley
Special collections Michael Shires
Copyright Christina Winter


Still not sure who to contact, or looking for something not listed here? Contact Library Help for assistance.

Popular Instructional Sessions

Following is a list of instruction sessions the library's User Services Assistants offer. Any session can be customized to meet the particular needs of your group.

Session Outcomes  
Academic Integrity How/when/why to cite, types of academic misconduct and consequences, effective note-taking, summarize/paraphrase/quote,  
Citing Sources Understanding citation styles, how to find resources to help create citations  
Fake News Examples of misinformation, defining and spotting fake news, evaluating sources, critical thinking  
Introduction to Library Research Using Quick Find, keyword search, refining a search, advanced search techniques, selecting a search tool, ILL requests, research guides, practice searching databases  
Library Orientation / Library Services What an academic library offers, library website and related services, library help desk and related services, understanding LC call numbers


User Services staff also create learning resources including videos and research guides that support student research and provide library instruction for students.