Teaching and Learning Support
The Libraries is committed to developing the information and digital literacy of UT students, and to fostering and supporting pedagogical practices to ensure development of those literacies. Library staff members approach instruction through the lens of critical information literacy. Critical information literacy prioritizes active learning that asks students to interrogate structures of authority so that they progress from information consumers to knowledge creators.
For Faculty and Instructors
Request Support for your Course
Use this form to:
- Request an instruction session, tailored research guide, or assignment for your course
- Consult with a librarian about course or assignment design
- Consult with a librarian about incorporating digital projects and tools into your course
Request to Reserve a Learning Lab
Use this form to request a Learning Lab in the PCL for your class or event.
Request to Reserve the Media Lab
Use this form to request the Media Lab in the PCL for your class or event.
Request Course Materials
Use this form to request course materials, including scans of print materials, ebooks and streaming media.
Signature Course (UGS) Support
Learn how the Libraries support UGS 302, UGS 303, and TC 302 courses.
Information Literacy Toolkit
The Information Literacy Toolkit is a collection of resources created to assist Faculty, Instructors, and TAs in incorporating information literacy and research skills into their
This tutorial (including optional quiz) explores the basics of avoiding plagiarism at UT. It can be embedded in your Canvas course from Canvas Commons.
Request use of The Foundry
Use this form to request to reserve The Foundry (the libraries' makerspace) for use in your course or to have course-integrated instruction in The Foundry.
Library workshops are free, drop-in workshops on topics related to research, data management, digital tools, and more.
Browse our how to research guides designed to help you perform research and use library resources.
Help understanding, creating, and managing citations. Find information on popular citation managers such as NoodleTools, Endnote, and Zotero.
Ask a Librarian
Get research help from a librarian through chat (EID required), email, or in person.
Get Certified to Use Foundry Equipment
View our Canvas course to learn more about the Foundry makerspace and get certified to use the equipment.