Course Design Services

Course Design Services

Welcome Faculty & Graduate Students

Western Libraries and the Learning Commons offer services that support credit instruction efforts across campus in the following areas to our facutly and graduate students at Western Washington University.

Course Reserves: Western Libraries provides course reserves services to all current faculty, students, and staff. Reserves are electronic and physical materials needed for coursework, and may include library- and instructor-owned texts, articles, videos, audio recordings, and other relevant resources that support classroom instruction. Learn more about the course reserves process here.

Library Information Tutorial: The Library Information Tutorial (LIT) is a self-paced, online learning tool that faculty and staff can incorporate into their credit courses through Canvas. Learn more here.

Citations & Plagiarism: Western Libraries offers Citation Clinics (every 8th week of the Quarter), and citation guides and instructional resources about plagiarism.

Integrated Academic Literacies Workshop Series: Offered through the Learning Commons and co-sponsored by the Research-Writing Studio and Writing Instruction Support- this quarterly workshop series is offered to faculty teaching WWU writing courses (Those designated as Writing Proficiency or GUR Communication Block C). Writing course faculty may choose one or more of the following workshops for their students and should plan to participate in the sessions: Getting Started, Finding & Using Sources, and Revising & Editing. Learn more here.