Library Instruction Request
Medical Education Campus at Northern Virginia Community College
Information and Guidelines
Complete the form to request a library class at the Medical Education Campus Library. Requests must be made at least 5 business days in advance. The Instruction Services Librarian will follow-up with your request to discuss the details of your class. For questions, concerns, and/or additional information contact MECLibraryClasses@nvcc.edu.
Complete the scheduling questions below to help us make arrangements for library instruction.
Faculty Instructor Name
Name of course for library instruction
ex. SDV 101: Introduction to Healthcare
Number of students registered for the course
Preferred date for library instruction
Saturday (mornings only)
Preferred time for library instruction
ex. 4pm - 5pm
Please answer the following questions regarding your expectations for library instruction. The information provided will be used to tailor instruction specifically to your classes' needs.
What would you like the focus of your classes' library session to be?
General Library Orientation
Library skills development/refresher (ex. evidence-based practice searching, database skills review)
If the class is to be assignment specific, please provide details of the assignment below
Assignment title, due date, general description
Please identify from the list below the skills you would like the library instructor to cover:
Select all that apply
Basic library resources and skills (how to check-out items, printing int he library, reserving study rooms, reference appointments, using library website etc.)
Locate books, journals, and videos on the library shelves
Use off-campus help from librarians
Use the online catalog to search for books and audio-visual materials
Requesting items from other NOVA libraries and requesting Interlibrary Loans
Locate articles from journals through NVCC databases (ex. CINAHL, Health Reference Center Academic)
Remote access to NOVA Libraries' databases from off-campus locations
Locate recommended medical/nursing/allied health webistes from NOVA Libraries' webpage
Evidence-based practice research and resources
Identify resources for APA formatting
Peer-reviewed vs. Popular press resources
Please identify any additional resources and/or skills you would like library instruction to cover.
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