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Library Support for Faculty and Instructors @ Pitt

This guide is designed to give an overview of the services the ULS provides to Faculty and Instructors at the University of Pittsburgh

Library Support

Resources for Instructors


How can we help? Below is a short list of some of the library's services that are most useful to instructors.

Teach with the Library

Collaborate with librarians to incorporate key research skills and improve student work when completing assignments. Here are some of the ways to Teach with the Library:

  • Plan an in-class session, workshop, or other learning activity
  • Create a learning object for your class ex. tutorial, course guide, video, Canvas module.
  • Develop or revise an assignment
  • Discuss suggested readings and other learning materials
  • Scaffold research skills throughout your course
  • Discuss programmatic learning goals for your department

Request a consultation to start a collaboration!

Citation Management

Learning to use a citation management programs can help save you time by allowing you to:

  • Import citations from sources like PittCat and article databases
  • Automatically generate bibliographies
  • Collaborate easily with other researchers online
  • Easily import papers from other research software
  • Access your papers from anywhere online

The University Library System offers Mendeley, Zotero, and EndNote training sessions for University faculty, staff and students. See the calendar below for Workshop times and registration!

Find a Workshop