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Information Literacy Program: Resources for Faculty

Program details for faculty

Library Mission

 

Our focus is information literacy. Student success is our goal. 

MCC Instruction Librarians

Contact us at 815-455-8762

or refdesk@mchenry.edu

All MCC Librarians are faculty with Master's Degrees:

Elizabeth Nelson, MA in History, University of Nebraska - Kearney; MLIS, Dominican University

Roger Morales, MA in Religious Studies, Naropa University; MLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mary Byrne, MA in English Language and Literature, University of Chicago; MALS, Rosary College/Dominican University; MA TESOL, California State University

Seth Herchenbach, MLIS, Dominican University

Ashley Mercuri, MLIS, Syracuse University

Kim Tipton, MLIS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

Faculty Development from the Library

  • Workshops
  • Reference appointments for your own research
  • Collaborate with a librarian on your information literacy assignments
  • ...let us know how we can help you!

MCC Library 2.0: Virtual Bootcamp

Join Kim Tipton and Amy Faubl in a discussion to learn how the MCC Library has adapted to fit the new modes of learning at MCC in the fall. They will demonstrate the library’s online information literacy resources and services and show how you can incorporate information literacy into your fall courses as you build your syllabus.

Dates: Friday, August 7, 10–11:30 a.m. | Wednesday, August 12, 4–5:30 p.m.

   

Zoom Link - Friday August 7 @ 10 am 

 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://mchenrycc.zoom.us/j/97051717354?pwd=M1pOL0UvSDkrY0ZjU29YT2tvclVTdz09

Meeting ID: 970 5171 7354

Passcode: 601169

One tap mobile

+13126266799,,97051717354# US (Chicago)

+13017158592,,97051717354# US (Germantown)

Dial by your location

        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

        +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)

        +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

        +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)

        +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

Meeting ID: 970 5171 7354

Find your local number: https://mchenrycc.zoom.us/u/azBRZjuUZ

Zoom Link - Wednesday August 12 @ 4 pm

 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://mchenrycc.zoom.us/j/99842889411?pwd=YnJGWHprTWFtUUY1M0dMYnB3cnpEZz09

Meeting ID: 998 4288 9411

Passcode: 200254

One tap mobile

+13126266799,,99842889411# US (Chicago)

+16465588656,,99842889411# US (New York)

Dial by your location

        +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

        +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

        +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)

        +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

        +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

        +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)

Meeting ID: 998 4288 9411

Find your local number: https://mchenrycc.zoom.us/u/abXRSXuFsb

Information Literacy

  • Provide information literacy instruction in face-to-face and online classes
  • Maintain research guides for every subject area taught at MCC
  • Purchase/license electronic and print resources so students can get the information they need
  • Assist students one-on-one at the reference desk or by appointment
  • Provide reference assistance by phone, email, text, chat, and in person

See "Information Literacy at MCC" for more details on information literacy instruction

Library Resources