Senior Library Research
With three previous years of Information Literacy instruction, Seniors are often very able researchers. They are familiar with the library itself and have likely used several discipline-specific databases or indexes to find materials for their work. In 400-level courses and in Capstone courses, students benefit from advanced instruction on strategies such as inter-disciplinary searching and the ethics of information production and use within their major area.
Numerous students will have an instruction session in the Library Lab or classroom at least once during their Senior year, while others are required by faculty to “check-in” with a librarian for individualized help with their research over the course of their final year at Concordia. Our outcomes for Information Literacy for senior year are flexible and intended to serve individual faculty members’ needs and goals for the course. Concordia librarians are also actively working with the Undergraduate Research initiative, providing support for students and faculty as needed. Please talk to your library liaison to find out how we might be useful to your teaching in senior classes.