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Information Literacy Program at Decker Library

A toolkit for MICA's Information Literacy Program

Instruction Process A-Z

Receive Instruction Request

Via Personal Email:

Via Reference email (

  • Whoever is on the reference desk to forward to the appropriate liaison. If you are unsure, please forward to stating you're not sure who this should go to.

Confirm Instruction Session

  • Instructor to send confirmation email to faculty member(s):
  • If you haven't already, please add the following fields to the Instruction Spreadsheet:
    • Librarian (First Name)
    • Confirmed Date (enter as MM/DD/YYYY)
    • Confirmed Time (enter as 00:00 AM/PM)
  • Enter Instruction Session on the "Instruction Orientations and Tours" Calendar with the following information:
    • Librarian First Name: Course Number, Faculty Full Name: AH 100.01, Kerr Houston

Prepare Instruction Session

Use this guide and/or the Instruction Google Drive Folder, which has archived instruction sessions and example Handouts.

Post-Instruction Session

At the end of the semester, Siân Evans will send a reminder to each of the instruction librarians to send a link to the Faculty Evaluation Form to the faculty who requested instruction from them:

Decker Library at the Maryland Institute College of Art | Location: 1401 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217 | Mailing: 1300 W. Mount Royal Ave., Baltimore, MD 21217

Research Help: 410-225-2273 / | General Questions: 410-225-2272 /

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