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Learn at the Libraries: Information for Faculty

Learn more about university level writing, how to search the library, and the correct way to use references.

Information for Faculty and Instructors

Course Support from Librarians

The Libraries offers a wide range of support for student learning and research, including web-based resources, supplemental instruction from subject librarians, workshops, and reference services. Visit the Libraries' instruction support website or contact any of our subject librarians to find out more about the resources and services available to your faculty and department. 

Add a Librarian to UM Learn 

You can easily add a librarian to your class enabling them to support your students within the UM Learn environment. Once added to your class a librarian can upload information about library collections and services, add course content, or participate in online class activities. Talk to your librarian to discuss ways they may be able to participate in your class online. 
 

 

Add Modules To UM Learn

This website includes short modules covering topics related to academic writing, searching for scholarly sources, evaluating research material, and citation styles. The modules are interdisciplinary in nature to be able to supplement the diverse approaches to teaching and learning at University of Manitoba. It is a work in progress with additional content to be added in future stages of development. 


We've designed Learn at the Libraries for students needing help with library research. You are welcome to refer your students here or use any of the content on this website in your course. There are a couple ways you can do this:

  1. Share the link to Learn at the Libraries in your course syllabus. https://libguides.lib.umanitoba.ca/learning 

  2. Add the modules to your course in UM Learn. To add the modules follow the instructions below. 

 

How to add a module to a UM Learn course

There are two ways to a add a module from this website to your UM Learn course. You can either add a link to display the module page in UM Learn or embed the module on its own without the rest of the page visible.
 

Add a Link 

  1. Open one of your UM Learn Courses

  2. Select Content from the menu at the top of the page

  3. Choose Create a Link from the pull down menu of New items.

  4. In the pop up window add a title and the Link from the table below. 

  5. Choose Create to make it visible in your course.


Embed One Module

  1. Open one of your UM Learn Courses

  2. Select Content from the menu at the top of the page

  3. Choose Create a File from the pull down menu of New items.

  4. Open the html editor at the bottom of the editing box.

  5. Paste the embed code from the table below into the box and save it.

  6. Click Save and Close to make it visible in your course.

 

Module Link Embed Code

Scholarly Communications

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Advanced Searching

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Style Guides

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If you need subject specific help contact your liaison librarian. For other inquiries about instructional support from the Libraries contact: 


Kyle Feenstra
Coordinator - Learning & Instruction Support

304B, Elizabeth Dafoe Library
kyle.feenstra@umanitoba.ca
204-480-1053

 

Sarah Clark
Learning & Instruction Support Librarian

304B, Elizabeth Dafoe Library
sarah.clark@umanitoba.ca
204-474-6361