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University of Portland Clark Library

Curriculum Involvement and Outcomes: Introduction

Explore the variety of University of Portland courses for which the Clark Library teaching librarians regularly provide instruction sessions.


This guide provides an overview of University of Portland courses that frequently include library instruction sessions.

For each discipline, learning outcomes for each course that receives library instruction are listed, demonstrating how the content is scaffolded across courses within the discipline.

Links to relevant course guides are also provided.

Core Curriculum: Information Literacy Goal

The University of Portland's Core Curriculum includes a Learning Outcome that "students will be able to find and use information to support the process of critical and analytical pursuits."

This outcome is associated with two types of courses:

Core Curriculum: Classes that Include Information Literacy

In addition to the classes associated with the Information Literacy Core Skill (above), these additional classes within the university's core curriculum also might include information literacy instruction:

Additionally, the courses below are included within the core curriculum for specific schools and frequently include information literacy instruction:


Options for Integrating Information Literacy into Courses

Information literacy instruction takes place at the request of faculty, and librarians work closely with faculty to tailor each session to the unique needs of each course.

In addition to face-to-face library instruction, librarians are also available to support student research in other ways, such as:

  • creating a LibGuide for a specific course
  • individual or small group research consultations
  • adding a librarian to your Moodle course page

Please contact a librarian (503-943-7788 or to discuss options for supporting your course. | 503.943.7111 or 800.841.8261 | 5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, OR 97203-5798
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