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Library Instruction

The Librarians of Everett Library are dedicated to providing metaliteracy and research instruction to the faculty, students, and staff of Queens University of Charlotte.

To request an in-class library instruction session please to complete the Library Instruction Request Form

NOTE:  Please allow AT LEAST two weeks advance notice for any in-class instruction request.  You will need to be present during your in-class library instruction session.

LibGuide Request

LibGuides are innovative course guides that allow librarians to design interactive, online handouts for courses.  Each LibGuide is custom created based on the course assignments and topics.  LibGuides include links to the most appropriate library resources for each assignment.

If you would like to have a LibGuide designed for your class, please allow AT LEAST 2 weeks notice before you need the guide.  Email Sherrill Shiraz or BrianTrippodo

Research Companion

Research Companion was developed by ProQuest as an information literacy tool. It was built to help students do more effective scholarly research and to support educators as they teach the core information literacy principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.

Check out this video for a quick overview of the power of a research companion.

There are 80 short videos organized into nine Learning Modules that answer questions like "How do I choose a topic?" "Where do I find information?" and "How do I evaluate sources?" Different kinds of "pre" and "post" assessment questions make the viewing experience more interactive, while allowing educators to measure students’ learning and identify gaps in their understanding.

The Research Companion is a cloud-based information literacy solution for student researchers and educators. Aligned both to ACRL Information Literacy and Common Core English Language Arts standards, Research Companion provides a framework and foundation for information literacy instruction.

It easily guides students through the research process and helps them develop their critical thinking and information literacy skills. Studies have shown that today's researchers are unequivocally overwhelmed with too much information and data—throughout all the stages of research process. Developed by writing instructors and librarians, Research Companion combines multimedia-based learning modules and powerful quick-start evaluator tools into one resource.


Hugh O'Connor, Archives & Special Collections Librarian

Email or call at 704-337-2278

Sherrill Shiraz, Public Services & Instruction Librarian

Email or call at 704-337-2470

Amanda Sprott-Goldson, Online Learning Librarian

Email or call at 704-337-2502

Brian Trippodo, Systems & Electronic Resources Librarian

Email or call at 704-688-2766