Learning & Teaching

The ISU Library supports students, faculty, & the ISU community in their diverse learning and teaching endeavors, both on campus and at a distance.

Library 160

Students in Library 160 learn foundational information literacy concepts and research skills. It is a 1 credit course required of all undergraduates at ISU.

Course-Related Instruction

Librarians can design and teach course-specific presentations and online Guides for your class to help your student learn more about subject-specific research tools, evaluating sources, understanding plagiarism and other information literacy topics. Contact your subject librarian and see Course-related instruction for more information.


Choose a Guide:

  • Class Guides: choose by course title
  • Subjects from Advertising to World Languages & Cultures: see Getting Started with Research and In-depth Research subject guides

Distance Education

Learn how you can access and use ISU Library materials and services at a distance, on our Distance Education page.

Research Help & Information Literacy

For help understanding plagiarism and copyright, evaluating sources, using bibliography management tools, style guides, and doing research, see our growing collection of Research and Publication Guides and Information Literacy Guides.

Tours & research visits

Planning to bring your high school class or other non-ISU group for a research visit to the ISU Library? See Tours and research visits for more information.

Iowa State University

University Library, Ames, Iowa 50011, Email Webmaster
Copyright © 2000-2017, Iowa State University of Science and Technology. All rights reserved.

Federal Depository Library ProgramTwitterFacebook

Follow us online