Lansing Community College Library

Reference & Instruction Guide: Home

Policies, procedures, best practices and training guide, for reference and instruction services.

Guide Purpose

  • Provides librarians access to the library's reference and instruction services policies and procedures.
  • Shares ideas for additional reading and other activities based on the librarian's experience or interest.
  • Serves as a checklist for new librarians and their mentors to chart progress through the training topics.

Library Key Messages

  • LCC Library provides students and employees with reliable, on-demand access to current, trustworthy information in a vast array of formats.
  • Our knowledgeable and professional staff promotes a comfortable atmosphere for learning, teaching, and relaxing through friendly, personalized service.
  • LCC Library supports students and faculty with a collection of current resources that reflect diverse viewpoints, support the curriculum, and contribute to student success.
  • LCC Library enhances student success and employment by teaching information literacy -- the ability to find, evaluate, and use information.

New Librarian & Prof Development Activities

A new librarian with the LCC Library will be expected to complete the following checklists, readings, and tasks during the first weeks of their orientation. Questions and inquiries may be directed towards the new librarian's mentor and the Library Director. 

Read all the library team charges via the Library Teams Research Guide.
Specifically become familiar with the Reference Services Team page regarding the team charge, roles, and communications.