It's easy to bring quality content from the subject research librarian at the University Libraries into your Blackboard course. We have developed a series of basic modules that can be downloaded and incorporated directly into your courses, and every Blackboard course comes pre-loaded with a link to LibGuides to connect your students to the many learning and research resources of the University Libraries.
Information Literacy Modules are librarian-designed modules that can easily be integrated into your Blackboard course content to help your students learn and understand basic concepts in information access, navigation, and use. Choose appropriate modules below to download and then upload into your courses. Each module has an activity tied to the learning objectives along with built-in assessment quizzes. See below for a description of each module and its learning objectives.
Our Engineering Librarian, John Napp, has developed a Blackboard module specifically tailored to Information Literacy for Engineering Design.
The IL modules are ready to go as soon as they have been imported into your course, but you may wish to customize their appearance in your Course Menu. Here are some options you may wish to consider.
Every course in Blackboard comes with a LibGuides link in the left-side course menu. Based on your Course code and number, this link will direct your students to a LibGuide developed for that specific course, to a subject guide associated with the program, or to the LibGuides homepage for online learners. If you would like your LibGuides link to go to a different guide, or if you would like to work with a subject research librarian to develop a LibGuide specific to your course, please contact Elaine Reeves (Elaine.Reeves@utoledo.edu).
See below for a list of existing Courses and Subject with LibGuides.
Credit goes to College of DuPage libraries for some of the language used on this page (http://library.codlibrary.org/IL/modules/gettingstarted), and to Jonee Lee, Justin Ballard, and Tim Godfrey in UToledo Online/Learning Ventures for technical aspects of creating downloadable modules.