Library Services for Faculty

Library Instruction Sessions

Library instruction sessions are provided for faculty and classes as requested, in the library, or in your own smart classroom.  The librarians at Shake Library will work with you to determine the unique needs of your class and tailor instruction to meet those needs.  To schedule, contact the liaison librarian for your college directly.  Please schedule at least two weeks in advance to allow time for librarian preparation and for classroom scheduling. 

Topics in which librarians can provide instruction include, but are not limited to:

  • Basic Library Skills
  • Print and Electronic Resources
  • Research Databases
  • Using Citation Manuals
  • Subject-Specific Resources
  • Evaluating Information found on the Free Web
  • Using Google
  • Avoiding Plagiarism

Request Library Instruction

To request Library Instruction, please click the link below and fill out the form.

Library Instruction Request Form

Library Packet, Guides, & Assignments

The Librarians of Shake Library have put together general subject guides to assist with class research. To view these guides by college, check out our Library Guides & Sources page.

To request a guide or library assignment on a specific subject, please contact the liaison librarian for your college directly.

To help you introduce your students to effective research practices, the Librarians have put together two packets of worksheets which cover library resources and information literacy.

To download click here:

Library Resources Packet

Information Literacy Packet


Shake Library Reserve Collection 

In placing items on Reserve at Shake Library, Vincennes University, I agree I am responsible for acting in compliance with the Copyright Law, Title 17, U.S. Code. 
“U.S. Copyright Office - Fair Use.” 2012. June.

Course Reserve Information 

  • You should allow 24 hours from receipt of request for items to be processed and placed on the reserve shelves for checkout. 
  • Please fill out the Shake Library Course Reserve Request Form completely to ensure correct processing. 
  • The Last Date Needed will be used as a guideline for removing material from course reserve. 
  • Personal copies removed from course reserve will be returned to you via Campus Mail. 
  • Library books removed from course reserve will be returned to the library collection. 
  • To view your list of reserve items, use OneVU -> Search -> Course Reserves. Search by Name, Course Name, Department, or Title. Search by “*” to see all Course Reserves. 
  • For information call Debbie (812)888-4167 or Jamie (812)888-5134. 

To place a resource on reserve, please use the course reserve form located below and follow the instructions to ensure that staff can retrieve and process items in a timely manner.  

Course Reserve Request Form