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Response to Library Instruction - COVID-19
In response to COVID-19, we will not be offering face-to-face instruction sessions at this time. Librarians are available to provide online instructional support, in synchronous and asynchronous formats. To request online instruction from a librarian, please complete the Library Instruction Request Form a minimum of two weeks before your desired date of integration. A librarian will promptly contact you to review what can be made available to your class.
Online Instructional Offerings:
- Synchronous Zoom presentations
- Recorded lectures using GauchoCast
- Monitored discussion forums in GauchoSpace
- Research guides for your course
- Online office hours
- Information literacy activities and resources
Existing Instructional Resources from UCSB Library:
Links Campus Guidance w/ COVID-19
From Instructional Development at UCSB, provides a list of possible solutions for continuing instructional services. Largely directed toward faculty and TAs.
Preparing to Teach Online
A comprehensive training site for instructors and TAs now available on GauchoSpace! The site has ideas, resources, links to UCSB-supported technologies, and opportunities to interact with each other and with us. You also have a chance to experience the training as a game, where you will complete quests to earn a certificate of completion in Preparing to Teach Online.
A comprehensive site to provide student assistance with remote learning: access, strategies, time management, access to resources, and more. The site has been compiled by representatives from the Office of Undergraduate Education (Transfer and ONDAS Centers, Undergraduate Mentoring, CITRAL, and more) and Student Affairs (CLAS, EOP, and more.)
COVID-19 Information for the UC Santa Barbara Campus
Up-to-date information on How UCSB is responding COVID-19
Office of the Chancellor Winter/Spring Quarter Guidance
Statement released March 10, 2020 on Winter/Spring Quarter Instruction
UCSB Library Remote Resources & Services
Full listing of what resources and services will be available through UCSB Library for affiliates.
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