1. Connect your students to experts who can provide custom research recommendations, research tips, and one-on-one help by adding your subject librarian to your Canvas or Sakai course.  Subject specialist librarians can post research tips and tutorials, provide one-on-one help to students, and link to useful materials to support your assignments.  Not sure who your subject specialist is?  Find a librarian here.
  2. Immerse your students in history and culture by visiting an exhibition at the museums, such as  “American Graphic: Picturing Social Change in the 1920 and 1930s” in Old College Gallery or “So What Have We Learned: Black Visual Cultures @ UD” in Mechanical Hall (both open on Feburary 8).  Or, taken in “Victorian Passions: Stories from the Mark Samuels Lasner Collections” in Special Collections, Morris Library. Build upon your visit by working with Special Collections staff to provide your students with the opportunity for direct, hands on work with rare materials. Special Collections staff will tailor these sessions to give your students an oppurtunity to work with primary sources related to their course. This semester, in celebration of the Mark Samuels Lasner collection, the University of Delaware will host an exhibition titled “Victorian Passions: Stories from the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection”.  For more information on the collection and the exhibit visit the exhibition overview.  Items in Special Collections include rare books, manuscripts, and other artifacts, ranging from the fifteenth century to the present and covering a variety of disciplines from both the humanities and the sciences.
  3. Consult with the Student Multimedia Design Center to assign a multimedia project that will spark your students’ creativity and expand their multimodal communication skills. Check out the student spotlight for examples of some of the great work students have done in the past, or view our multimedia literacy guide for tips on constructing multimedia assignments.
  4. Increase collaboration by encouraging students to work on their group projects in our group study rooms, grouplink tables, or multimedia studios.  The multimedia studios are equipped to help your students make high quality audio recordings, create or edit video, and much more!
  5. Connect to the compelling stories of the day by encouraging your class to sign up for a personal subscription to the New York Times, courtesy of the library.  The New York Times online includes the same articles and feature text and images that appear in the print edition, but also an array of additional resources including images, videos, audio, graphics, and data.
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