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Pendergrass Library Instruction

The UT Libraries are partners in student and faculty success. Librarians are committed to meeting students and faculty where you are and to fostering intellectual curiosity, creativity, and lifelong information literacy. Taken from the Association of College and Research Libraries Information Literacy Framework, information literacy comprises a set of skills that help one navigate and understand the complicated ecosystems where information is available.

Through our instructional practices, we seek to acknowledge, incorporate, and amplify the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our community of learners. We are committed to engaging in dialogue and investing in the ongoing learning necessary to do this work. Visit the Libraries’ Diversity Committee page to learn more about our commitment to inclusion and to read our Diversity Statement.

The instruction team at Pendergrass Library is dedicated to collaborating with instructors in Herbert College of Agriculture and the College of Veterinary Medicine to develop meaningful sessions, assignments, tutorials, and other resources that will enrich the student learning experience.

Meet the Instruction Team:

Zoe Bastone, Student Engagement Librarian

Zoe Bastone

Student Engagement Librarian
zbastone@utk.edu
Focus: Herbert College of Agriculture
Specialties: library orientations/tours, first-year instruction, developing topics, basic search strategies, poster design

Jeanine Williamson, VetMed Librarian

Jeanine Williamson

Veterinary Medicine Librarian
jwilliamson@utk.edu
Focus: College of Veterinary Medicine
Specialties: Advanced search strategies, subject-specific databases, EndNote

Contact the instruction team to learn more about how Pendergrass can be incorporated into your course. Email us at ut_PendergrassInstruction@live.utk.edu to get started.

Types of instruction available:

  • Live guest presentations (online or face-to-face): We work with instructors to develop meaningful sessions that help students build research skills, learn how to navigate the library, and support information literacy.
  • Asynchronous instruction: Incorporate library materials from research guides, tutorials, and other library resources. Ask us about embedding a librarian into your Canvas course site!

Explore course reserves, tutorials, and other resources available for instructors in Herbert College of Agriculture and the College of Veterinary Medicine.

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