Event Title

LibWizard: Delivering Online Instruction & Information Literacy During COVID-19

Monday, February 22, 2021
1:00pm - 1:30pm (Eastern Time - US & Canada) change time zone

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Talia Richards-Resendes

Previously Recorded Session


How to replicate in-person instruction when
'in-person' just isn't possible.

COVID-19 has changed literally everything, especially how we deliver library/literacy instruction.

Libraries have long been considered 'success hubs' and access to information literacy instruction has a direct impact on student success and retention.

Back in 2016, over 6 million students took at least one online class.2 It's too early to show the 2020 figures, but it's safe to say they were high.

So, with more students learning online than ever before and when libraries are closed or open with limited hours/staff - how can you deliver high-quality information literacy instruction that:

"...the results for eight of the twelve institutions were highly significant indicating that attendance in library training classes is highly associated with student retention in these eight institutions." 1

  • Is Scalable
  • Is Self-paced
  • Promotes Anytime Learning
  • Provides Immediate & Formative Feedback

We'll cover:

  • Overview of LibWizard - What is LibWizard, the basics.
  • Using LibWizard to Deliver Asynchronous Online Instruction - Learn how to create self-grading interactive tutorials with instant feedback and optional certificate of completion.
  • Assess Learning & Share Results - View detailed reports, share findings with relevant staff/faculty, and more.


  1. Blake, Joni; Bowles-Terry, Melissa; Pearson, N. Shirlene; and Szentkiralyi, Zoltan, "The Impact of Information Literacy Instruction on Student Success: A Multi-Institutional Investigation and Analysis" (2017). Fondren Library Research. 13. https://scholar.smu.edu/libraries_cul_research/13
  2. Digital Learning Compass: Distance Education Enrollment Report 2017, Babson Survey Research Group
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