ERIC Number: ED366346
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
User Education Program Manual.
California Univ., Santa Barbara. University Library.
The purpose of this manual is to provide a structure for a comprehensive user education program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. It is intended to provide a general direction for librarians to review when developing new instructional programs or examining current programs. The purpose of this program is to provide basic library skills; an introduction to reference tools; advanced research methods; and a structure for librarian-faculty instructional interaction. Topics covered in this manual are goals and objectives of the program; a profile of the user groups; the existing structure of the program; personnel structure; evaluation of the program; statistics; facilities and equipment; publicity and promotion; and future directions. The appendices include sample letters to faculty for instruction; guidelines for designing effective library assignments; pointers to instructors giving lectures; and a guide for instructors on questioning. (JLB)
Descriptors: Access to Information, College Libraries, Higher Education, Information Literacy, Information Seeking, Library Instruction, Library Role, Library Services, Library Skills, Orientation Materials, Program Development, Reference Services, Tables (Data), User Needs (Information), Users (Information)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Santa Barbara. University Library.