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Booher Library: 2020-21 Operations: Library Instruction

Instructional Opportunities

Whether you are attending class in person or online, the Booher Library staff is available to help you find and use electronic resources.

Email assistance

Students may email the Booher Library staff at library@ssw.edu for the quickest response. That email address is a distribution list that sends the user’s email to the four full time library staff members.

Online Tutorials

Help yourself to instructional videos available on the library website anytime, day or night. Topics include performing basic Seeker searches, requesting items by interlibrary loan (ILL), accessing e-resources from off campus, and much more. 

 

One on One Consultation (by request)

Any student may request a one-on-one instructional online session with the library staff. Depending on the nature of the question, the appropriate member of the staff will be assigned to host the session.

Instructional LibGuides

All of the following LibGuides have been created to teach our students how to find and use library resources:

Guide to Austin Libraries

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Services

Mango Languages

New York Times

Off-Campus Access

Understanding Seeker Widgets

For a complete list of Booher Library LibGuides visit our LibGuide home page

Embedded Learning

The Booher Library Electronic Resources Librarian visits the classroom to make presentations upon request of the professor. To date he has made appearances (in person and virtually) in courses for every degree program and is a regular guest of Prof. Baker, Prof. Minnix, Prof. Colombo, Prof. McClure, and many other members of the Southwest Faculty. Professors may reach out directly to library@ssw.edu to schedule an instructional visit from the library staff.