Services for faculty


The OISE librarians are experienced in providing support for your teaching goals. We are happy to meet with you to design one or more in-person or online library workshops to support the specific research needs of your students. We offer a range of synchronous and asynchronous instruction to support students in the critical information literacy skills they'll need to be successful in your course and in their programs.

To request a customized online or in-person session for your course, please contact Emily Hector. Some common library session topics include:

  • Searching the library’s print and online resources strategically and efficiently
  • Developing comprehensive, critical literature search skills
  • Using RefWorks or Zotero to manage citations and create bibliographies

We have also developed a suite of asynchronous information literacy supports for your students, including:

The OISE Library can help compile your course materials by:


We are your partners in research excellence at the University of Toronto.  As researchers ourselves, we can work with you at all stages of your research lifecycle. 

The OISE Library team can help you with:

OISE librarians also offer one-on-one and small group research consultations. Research consultations are intended for in-depth research assistance including designing a literature search strategy, getting started on a knowledge synthesis project, or discussing any of the items listed above.