Research & Instruction
Research & Information Literacy Services
The library offers instruction in finding, using, and evaluating information to UMass Dartmouth students at all levels, from first year courses to advanced graduate seminars. Our instruction librarians are eager to work with faculty members to design class sessions geared to specific courses and specific assignments.
INSTRUCTION AND STUDENT APPOINTMENTS
Faculty members should consult the following list of librarians to discuss scheduling a library instruction session for courses in their area or to direct individuals and groups for appointments.
Lorraine Heffernan (x8670; email lheffernan) Business, Economics
Kari Mofford (x8865; email kmofford) Engineering, Physics, Computer and Information Science, Nursing, Medical Laboratory Science, Writing & Communication, First-Year Orientation
Sonia Pacheco (x8695; email spacheco) Portuguese Studies, History, Global Languages and Cultures, Black Studies, Crime & Justice Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Public Policy, Sociology/Anthropology, Women’s & Gender Studies, Health and Society
For departments not listed above, please contact Lorraine Heffernan (x8670; email lheffernan), for instruction requests.
INSTRUCTION FOR OUTSIDE GROUPS
Teachers from local elementary and secondary schools, community colleges, and other groups who wish to arrange visits to the university library should contact Lorraine Heffernan (508-999-8670; email lheffernan), at least three weeks before the date they prefer. Instruction for outside groups may be unavailable during the busiest periods of the university’s academic year.