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Services for Faculty and Staff

Teaching and Classroom Support for Information Literacy and Research 

Our goal is for all students to leave Moraine Valley with the ability to think critically about the information they encounter and use as they pursue a college degree, enter the workforce, and engage with their communities. The Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education describes the interconnected core concepts that students will encounter as they move through their college courses. These concepts may be addressed in the context of your classes, and the Moraine Valley librarians can work with you to develop supports for students as they grapple with these ideas and learn new information literacy skills. This may take the form of collaboration on assignments, setting up consultations with individuals or groups of students, or helping to curate readings and research guides for your course. 

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Additional Resources 

Multimedia Lab
Students have access to a number of digital content editing software like Camtasia, Photoshop, Audacity, iMovie, Windows Movie Maker, and more. They can reserve a seat here or just walk in and use open seats.

Material Retrieval Service
Students, faculty, staff, and community members can ask the librarian at the information desk to retrieve an item from the collection for them.

Moraine Valley Book Group
Join the Discussion! Read the selected book and attend the discussion with staff, faculty and students.

Copyright and Scholarly Communication Services
The dissemination of ideas is the heart of the academic enterprise, and in support of this enterprise, the Moraine Valley Library offers the many services to promote the creation of and exchange of new ideas.

PhD & Thesis Support: Research in Community Colleges
Doing research for a graduate degree? Let us help!

Current Awareness Service
Faculty and administrative staff members can request copies of the table of contents of journals to be sent to their campus e-mail. Fill out the Current Awareness Service form or contact Natalie Hall (halln25[at]morainevalley.edu) .

Leadership and Professional Development Resources
This listing of resources was developed with the Center for Teaching & Learning staff to support leadership growth in staff and faculty.

Information Literacy Summit
Annual event at the Moraine Valley campus that brings together faculty members, librarians, and other educators to share and discuss information literacy topics.