Research Guides and Class Presentations [Faculty only]
The subject librarians are happy to create research guides and presentations for your courses. This service is extremely helpful to students starting their research projects.To sign up, contact your appropriate subject liaison.
For examples of research guides, click here and select your discipline.
Library Tours are available by appointment to W&L employees, students, the community, and other visitors. We will give you an overview of our buildings and our services and policies. Note: our library collection is available to all users.
To schedule a library tour, please contact Emily Cook.
To schedule a tour of Special Collections & Archives, please contact Seth Goodhart.
Have a Librarian Visit Your Dorm
Our instruction librarians are excited to offer "home" visits to groups of students in their dorms and Greek houses. To schedule a visit, please contact Mary Abdoney.
Idea: Invite a librarian for dinner at your house, and (s)he will give a presentation while you eat!
Here is a list of topics to choose from:
Technology for checkout
How subject and course guides can help direct your research
How to optimize Google Scholar to find full text
How to use Wikipedia effectively
Zotero Citation Manager ("citation housekeeping 101")
Introduction to the library web site and handy resources
How your subject librarian can help you. Know who your subject librarian is.
What do YOU want to learn more about? (students submit what they’re currently having trouble with)
What is plagiarism? How do I avoid it?
What are citation styles and annotated bibliographies?
12. Room reservations for study
13. How to Make a Poster