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LIBBIs

About

LIBBIs

LIBBIs, or Library student workshops, are designed to help you be a successful student, who also develops lifelong information literacy skills--the ability to define, retrieve, evaluate and use information ethically and legally. LIBBIs cover research essentials using ORU Library resources and are intended to support your research efforts. Most LIBBIs last 50 minutes; Composition 102 LIBBIs are 1 hour and 15 minutes. To attend some LIBBIs you may need to sign up in Vision.

Where do we meet?

LIBBIs are held in-person in the Library Instructional Lab (LIL) and online on Zoom. The Library Instructional Lab (LIL)is located on the LRC-4th floor LINC in the back area beyond the periodicals. The LIL is equipped with 30 virtual machines to offer each student a hands-on experience. for social distancing, the LIL is set up to seat 20 students: 16 student can use the LIL computers and four additional seats are available for students who want to use their personal laptop. Sessions can be offered simultaneously on Zoom.

If you need to opens new windowsign up in Vision for a LIBBI, the location (e.g., in person in the LIL, online on Zoom), will be listed along with the LIBBI session date and time.

Who can attend a LIBBI?

Some LIBBIs are optional and open to all students; others are restricted and/or a course requirement. For example, LIBBI-499ILL is an optional workshop available to all senior paper students while LIBBI-102COMP-1 and -2 are two required sessions for Composition 102 students.

How do you sign up?

If you are required to opens new windowsign up for a LIBBI, follow the links in Vision to the library seminar pages. Sign-up is possible up to 30 minutes prior to a session. After you sign up just show up on time in the LIL or Zoom.

To view step-by-step instructions on how to sign up, change to a different session, or find out what session you signed up for, use the "How To" tab on this page.

A minimum of ten (10) students must sign up for a LIBBI session to occur. If fewer sign up, about a day before the session, the Library will notify those who signed up the session will not occur and invite them to choose another.

You will need your ORU network login (your email address minus @oru.edu) to participate. Please make sure it works prior to attending the LIBBI session. For help, contact the IT Concierge Desk at studenthelpdesk@oru.edu, call 918.495.6321, or go to the it.oru.edu website.

Questions? Inquire at the One-Stop Library Services Desk, LRC-4th floor (918.495.6887) or contact Myra Bloom (918.495.7174).

Faculty members may request a Library Instruction session by contacting Myra Bloom, 918.495.7174 or their College Library Liaison. Library Instruction provides proficiency workshops, course and subject related workshops, and workshops covering various topics, resources and skills. Faculty are always welcome to attend LIBBI sessions, but are not required to do so, even when a LIBBI is for their class or assignment.

LIBBI-102COMP

LIBBI-102COMP, Part 1 is an interactive tutorial created for students to work through online at their own pace. The tutorial must be completed before attending the Part 2 LIBBI. opens new windowGo to the Tutorial or click the COMP-102 link in the left menu to view an outline of the tutorial.

LIBBI-102COMP, Part 2 sessions will be offered in the LIL for an in-person session or students may sign up for an online Zoom LIBBI session. Students will sign up for Part 2 at the end of the Part 1 tutorial.

Laptop and books

For details on LIBBI-102COMP, click opens new windowCOMP-102 in the left menu.

LIBBI Schedule Quick Guide

Canceled LIBBIs

IMPORTANT NOTES:

A minimum of ten (10) students must sign up for a LIBBI session to occur. If fewer sign up, about a day before the session, the Library will notify those who signed up the session will not occur and invite them to choose another.

Students participating in Zoom LIBBIs will be required to turn on their webcams to get credit for attending. Webcams are available for student check out at the One-Stop Library Service Desk. (opens new windowCheck webcam availability.)