Instruction Support Services

First Year Writing Program

The Libraries has enjoyed a long-standing and successful collaboration with the First Year Writing Program, assisting and advising with library research instruction. Please choose among the following options or contact Anne Burke, Undergraduate Instruction & Outreach Librarian, to customize a research instruction plan for your classes.

Articles Package

Teach Yourself: Finding Articles with Summon: An interactive instructional package that covers the basics of finding articles using the NCSU Libraries' main article search tool, Summon.


Videos & Interactive Guides: A growing collection of videos and interactive guides to help students understand the research process and the mechanics of finding information.

These tutorials pair well with our Library Basics assignments:

Library Research Guides Research Guides: Library research guides to help novice users locate information related to disciplinary interests, popular topics of study, and special formats.
  • Created and manintained by librarians at D. H. Hill and the branch libraries.
Schedule a Class Workshop Request Library Instruction: If you feel that your students have research needs which are not addressed by a video tutorial, a tour, or a research guide, you may schedule a class workshop tailored to their specific needs.

Librarian Contact Information

  • Anne Burke, Undergraduate Instruction and Outreach Librarian
  • (919) 513-7426