Library Research Instruction (LRI), also called Bibliographic Instruction (BI), focuses on information literacy and competency for student success.
LRIs (or BIs) can be tailored to meet the needs of your class and can include specialized database instruction, guided library tours, evaluation of web resources, citation tips, and more. To help the librarian better prepare for your class, please complete the LRI form below.
Reedley College Library faculty provide research instruction and support tailored to the needs of your students by:
Schedule an LRI at the Reedley Campus by completing this request form.
-Please submit one form per class request.
-Submit request form 5 business days prior to preferred date of instruction.
-Please allow up to 3 business days for a librarian to respond and confirm. Summer session response time may vary. Please inquire with librarians.
-Instructor on record or a substitute must be present during the instruction.
The Library currently has over 40,000 titles, 86 print periodical subscriptions, and 8 newspaper subscriptions. This collection includes over 30,000 electronic books and subscriptions to over 20 electronic databases, which provide access to full-text periodicals.
Course Reserves – Textbook Loan Program
The Reedley College Library Course Reserves are comprised of items received or donated by faculty or their department to encourage student success and preparedness for course work. Course reserves include textbooks, literature, and audio/visual material used in course work. Faculty who wish to submit an item to Course Reserves may complete the Faculty Submission Form and return it to the library with the item(s). For inquiries concerning current Course Reserve items for your department or course, please contact Tony Tran.