The goal of LCC Library instruction services is not just to describe resources and techniques necessary for the successful completion of specific assignments. Rather, it is to teach information literacy skills as outlined in the Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) division of the American Library Association (ALA). Instruction Librarians employ effective pedagogy by incorporating techniques of active learning, problem-based learning, and group work when appropriate.
The Instruction Services Team (IST) provides the overall direction for all library instruction. Library instruction is available to current LCC students and employees. The Instruction Services Team provides guidance in instruction sessions, workshops, and communication intended toward development of information literacy skills. Please read more about IST and its charges and responsibilities by referring to the IST tab under the Library Teams Research Guide. IST performs the following activities as part of their duties: