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Departmental Liaison Librarians

Library Instruction Services

Most of the public services librarians at Washington State University provide library instruction to campus faculty, students, and staff. Librarians who are subject specialists and departmental liaisons offer instruction in their respective subject areas. Some librarians also teach the Libraries' Accessing Information for Research (UNIV 300) course, and in collaboration with the First-Year Focus and/or English Composition programs.


Library Instruction Services

Need Materials for Your Research or Class?

Click on the graphic below to request the library purchase an item for your research.  We will do our best to make the resources you need available!

screenshot of WSU Libraries Purchase Request page

Collaboration Examples

Liaisons librarians can develop library research guides highlighting resources related to a specific class or assignments. Below are a few examples of guides develop through librarian/instructor collaboration:

Streaming Video with Filmakers Library

The WSU Libraries offers over 1,050 streaming documentaries through Alexander Street Press and Filmakers Library.

To embed a video or clip into a Course Management System:

  • Identify a video in The Filmakers Library database.
  • To provide a link to the whole film, click on the "Embed/Link" icon at the top right corner of video playback display OR To select a clip, click on the "make clips" icon on the left, above the playback display
  • For the entire film, a new window will open displaying a persistent URL, and an embed code for the video.
  • For a clip, a "make new clip" window will appear. Name the clip and select a "start" time and "end" time. 
  • Copy and paste the Permalink OR Embed code into the course management system.
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