Openly Accessible Resources Created by Library Staff
Library staff work to support the U of G community in a variety of ways including creating guides and learning objects to support research and academic success. These resources can be found on the library’s website as well as in individualized course guides that exist for all undergraduate courses at U of G.
Topic guides are high-level how-to’s on a variety of topics. Here are the top-five most used topic guides in the 2018-2019 academic year:
- Cite Your Sources (APA) – 43,246 views
- Write a Literature Review – 19,644 views
- Write a Close Reading – 10,721 views
- Find Video Collections – 9,243
- Cite Your Sources: Chicago Notes & Bibliography – 8,924 views
You can view all available topic guides on the guides homepage at guides.lib.uoguelph.ca.
Learning objects are library-created resources on a variety of subjects and are made as short how-to videos and handouts. Some examples of library-created learning objects are:
- Four Steps to Narrow Your Research Topic
- Do’s and Don’ts of Designing an Academic Poster
- What are Creative Commons Licenses?
- Deep Reflection 101
- Developing a Research Question + Worksheet
To view all available learning objects, please visit the Digital Learning Commons website at learningcommons.lib.uoguelph.ca.
If you are a course instructor and would like to have a specific learning object added to your course guide, please email email@example.com.