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Online Learning and Library Resources

Hybrid and Online Course Support

Research support isn't limited to the physical classroom. The expertise of our research librarians is available for online and hybrid coursework, where librarians can demonstrate resources, provide feedback on topics and help students reach their goals.  We offer two levels of support for online and hybrid courses. 

Library Resources in Canvas

The Kathryn A. Martin Library can quickly provide the following resources for courses with online components:

Liaison Librarians can set up the following resources in your Canvas instance.

    • Information on finding relevant scholarly resources for the subject.
    • A listing of databases for each discipline
    • Tutorials and links for citing sources, using inter-library loan and Get It.
  • Links to physical and digital resources for Course Reserves (optional)

Beginning in Fall 2019, the above mentioned resources will be automatically incorporated into all Canvas Instances at the University of Minnesota Duluth the Library Course Pages program.

Additional Support

Instructors who are interested in expanding their library resources in a hybrid or full-online environment can set up a consultation with Departments' liaison librarian. Additional library elements can be developed, including:

  • Consultation for online assignments and tutorials that can help students understand key research concepts.
  • Purchase of digital materials for the course via our course content support program
  • Demonstrations on how to permalink and embed articles, videos and other content.
  • Librarian participation in discussion forums to assist students with topic organization, keyword development, resource location, and more.
  • Recording an asynchronous online instruction session, or 
  • Setting up individual research consultations via Zoom, or Google Hangouts

Example Digital Resources

Librarians have access to learning interactive tools like LibWizard, Qualtrics, YouTube, Canvas Commons and many other resources.

A library designed learning module can be:

Librarians will collaborate with instructors to develop and implement content, and reserve the right to select projects based on learning outcomes and availability. Please be ready to share a syllabus, research assignments, and learning outcomes for the course. 

Learn More

Do you have questions about library support for online and hybrid courses?