Information Literacy Toolkit

Resources to help with planning or implementing information literacy concepts and assignments in classes.

CSU Libraries Resources

Librarians and archivists can collaborate with teaching faculty to design research assignments and learning activities that emphasize critical thinking and promote effective research skills. We can also recommend methods and suggest ideas and approaches to scaffolding research skills throughout your syllabi.

Syllabus Statement

You can include a statement like the following to help your students find a librarian or archivist:

The CSU Libraries Help Desk provides both research (ph. 970-491-1841) and technical (ph. 970-491-7276) support. In addition, you can contact a librarian for assistance at or find a research guide at

Visit our Research Help page to find your subject- or course-specific research guide.

Research Guides

Online research guides support students in discovering discipline-related resources, and learn research skills and concepts. Librarians often work with instructors to build guides tailored to specific courses.

Research Consultations

Librarians and archivists provide one-on-one and group research support via MS Teams, telephone, email, and chat.

Assignments & Activities to Try

Other Resources

Additional resources and services for faculty via CSU Libraries. 

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