Sauk Valley Community College

an institution of higher education that provides quality learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of its students and community

Instructor Resources

Research Guides

Literati LibGuides
research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by librarians

Information Literacy Tutorials and Activities

Tutorial: Citation and the Problem with Plagiarism
the importance of citations, when to cite, and the impact of plagiarism
Tutorial: Research on the Open Web
the pros and cons of using the open web, evaluating resources, using databases as an alternative
Video: Objectivity in Reporting
how to detect evidence of bias and opinion in reporting
Video: Choosing the Right Database
how to navigate the research databases offered by the LRC and choose the right one for a task
Tutorial: How to Evaluate a Resource
questions to ask when evaluating potential research resources
Video: Why is Information Literacy Important?
how the library can help students learn about and practice information literacy

Web Request Forms

Request for Library Instruction
Request a research instruction session for your students.
Request for Research Guide
Please complete this form if you would like librarian assistance in developing a Research Guide (web page) that supports one of your course assignments that involves library research.
Media Request
Request a book or other media for purchase by the LRC to augment your curriculum.