Instruction Program

Instruction Program

The Library provides a variety of instructional services to assist YTI students, faculty, and staff in locating, assessing, and using information for research and lifelong learning.

Services for Faculty/Staff

The Library staff provides instruction to faculty and staff to support training, the curriculum, and personal use. Some examples of library instruction areas include:

  • How to perform advanced searches in electronic information resources like the Internet or the library's various databases
  • Integrating information literacy competencies into an individual assignment, a course, or a curriculum
  • How to use the online catalog (Koha) to find and request books and videos
  • Finding and selecting quality course textbooks
  • Finding and selecting quality audio-visual resources
  • Pre-generating lists of quality information resources to support specific course assignments

Alternatively, if you would like the library to design and deliver a presentation or handout to your course, visit the LRC Desk or email

Services For Students

The Library provides instruction and research assistance to students on a drop-in or appointment basis. We will also provide instruction and research assistance during library hours by phone - Contact Us. Reference questions for the library staff can be e-mailed to