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Faculty Resources: Syllabus Checklist

Information about course reserves, information literacy instruction, class resources, and other resources for instructors

Syllabus Checklist

Using library resources in your class? Are you assigning a research project? These tips can help you set your class up for success!

For help with any of these steps, please email us.

❏ Check links in Canvas

❏ Are they active?
❏ Do they lead to the correct resource?
❏ Can they be accessed off-campus?
❏ If links don’t work as expected, contact your instructional designer or librarian for help.

❏ Schedule library instruction

❏ Do you have a research assignment in your course?
❏ Are your students required to utilize library resources for any purpose?
❏ Schedule your library instruction well in advance to ensure the best experience for your students, whether your class is synchronous or asynchronous, online or in-person.

❏ Integrate library materials

❏ Are any of your course materials available through the library?
❏ Are you looking for a specific ebook but can't find it in the library's collection?
❏ Are any of your course materials available as open access (OA) materials?
❏ Could library or OA resources substitute for your current course materials?
❏ Would you like to put a copy of your textbook or supplementary readings on reserve in the library?

❏ Have you noticed an issue with links or access mid-term?

❏ Let us know as soon as possible!


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8700 NW River Park Drive, Box 61 - Parkville, MO - 64152
Phone: (816) 584-6285
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