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Teaching and Learning Support

We work with Northeastern instructors to support courses and research for undergraduate and graduate students.

Students and professor viewing Arader maps in Snell LibraryRequest a library session for your class

Request a Recording Studio session for your class

Course planning resources offered by the library

Library workshops: open to all! view a list and register


What does learning and course support look like?

In your classroom

  • Meet your librarian
  • Single class session
  • Series of visits

In Snell Library


  • Web pages and guides developed for your class
  • Online tutorials
  • Video instruction for classes beyond the Boston campus

One on One

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What do we teach?

Engaging students in the research process

  • Developing a research topic
  • Strategic searching/using specialized vocabulary
  • Finding data, images, funding, patents, etc.
  • Evaluating sources/differences between scholarly and popular
  • Identifying discipline-specific and interdisciplinary databases
  • Citation management (styles, methods, software)
  • Copyright and fair use practices
  • Literature and systematic reviews
  • Creating audio & video projects/digital storytelling
  • Podcast Support
  • Assistance with oral history projects
  • Working with primary sources/archives and special collections 

Specialized workshops and consultation services

  • 3D design and printing
  • Citation tracking and analysis
  • Contributing to Wikipedia
  • Data analysis and visualization
  • Data management
  • Data plans
  • Digital humanities projects
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Mapping
  • Online exhibits (WordPress and Omeka)
  • XML, TEI and related technologies


c.oka [at] (Christine Oka)
Library Instruction Coordinator
Tel: (617) 373-3316

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