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YouTube Library Instruction Videos

  • Business Library Instruction
    This is a general library orientation session on the business topic of finance as would be covered in a face-to-face library instruction class covering both the online catalog and GALILEO.
  • Organizational Behavior
    This is a library instruction session in the GALILEO database of Business Source Complete on the topic of Organizational Behavior.
  • Help with APA
    This is a library session on how to find assistance with APA citations in both the Bainbridge State College Library online catalog and the GALILEO databases, along with help from an external site.

Library Instruction for Online Courses

Classes that are taught strictly online can make use of the video tutorials ("How to Search the Online Catalog" and "Using GALILEO") found on our Help page in lieu of face-to-face library instruction.

We recommend assigning the attached document to ensure students watch the tutorials.

Please let us know if you have any questions or require further instruction!


Faculty Library Instruction Survey

If your class has recently completed a library instruction session, please fill out this survey so that we can know how we're doing and identify potential areas for improvement!


Mission of Library Instruction

The mission of library instruction is to encourage the development of information literacy and critical thinking skills, enabling students to successfully meet academic requirements and become life-long learners. 


Goals of Library Instruction

  • To develop critical thinking skills in students as they find, use, and evaluate information
  • To build strong collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, and students
  • To provide information literacy instruction to allow for access
  • To establish a system of assessment of student learning outcomes for all library instruction
  • To periodically evaluate the library instruction program and make revisions as necessary

Library Orientation Request

One of the primary goals of the library is to provide quality instruction opportunities for Bainbridge State College students. The library can provide instruction for classes on any topic that is requested for an assignment or library instruction in a general format.

The following topics can be addressed during library instruction sessions. If you have a specific topic for your class, please inform the librarian when you make your request.

Using Gil-Find

  • search strategies
  • Gil-Find Express
  • Interlibrary Loan


  • search strategies
  • Peer-reviewed vs. popular sources

Citation Creation

  • reference sources for citation styles (style manual, OWL Purdue, etc.)
  • creating citations in a specific citation style

Avoiding Plagiarism

  • deciding when to cite
  • how to cite a direct quote vs. a paraphrase

Library Orientation Request

Name *
Email *
1. Course Name/Number *
2. Preferred Orientation Date *
3. Preferred Orientation Time *
4. Please provide a brief description of your orientation needs (i.e., is this a general orientation covering basic library services, or is this for a specific class assignment?). *


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Michelle Barsom
Contact Info
Library Director
Bainbridge State College
Office 282
p. 229-248-3792
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Library Instruction Evaluation

Library Instruction Feedback

1. Class *
2. Date and Time *
3. Professor *
4. Was the library instructional session presented in a clear and understandable manner? *
5. Did the library instructional session improve your ability to effectively use the library? *
6. Do you better understand how to use the library catalog to locate books and other material? *
7. Do you better understand how to use GALILEO to search the library’s online databases to find journal articles? *
8. Do you feel more confident accessing information and resources through the library website? *
9. Are there any comments you wish to share with us regarding the library instructional session and library services in general?

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