Library Orientation / Library Instruction Request Form


Librarians provide library orientations and instruction sessions for students as a way to help them acquire the skills necessary for conducting research and writing papers. These instruction sessions are most effective when the librarian is able to plan the session with a particular class assignment in mind, so that emphasis may be placed on the electronic and print resources that are most relevant for the project.

Please fill out and submit this form via e-mail at least two weeks prior to the appointment date. Please feel free to contact Linda Cifelli at 908-737-4603 or if you have any questions.

Thank you for submitting your online request for library instruction..


Faculty Member's Name:
Phone:( ) E-mail address:
Course Name: Course Number:
Course Home Page:

Course Level: Undergraduate Graduate

Number of Students
I would like to schedule a library Instruction class:
1st choice - Day Date Time:
2nd choice - Day Date Time:

Type of instruction requested (please check one):

Transition to Kean (GE 1000) library orientation****
General library tour
Introduction to library research
Coverage of advanced research methods

****Transition to Kean instructors, please skip the remainder of this form.********

Focus should be placed on:

Electronic resources

Please describe the class assignment upon which the library instruction session should be focused. If a class homepage is available, please indicate where the librarian would find the syllabus and class assignment posted online. If appropriate, please indicate any specific electronic or print resources that you would like the librarian to emphasize:

***You will receive confirmation of the scheduled appointment by e-mail within 3 days of submitting your request.***