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First Year Writing Instructor's Library Guide

This guide is for First Year Writing Instructors teaching ENGL 1005A/B, 1010, 1050, 2030, and 3010

Sample Assignments

This page provides some sample assignments for information literacy instruction. If you'd prefer to schedule a Librarian-delivered information literacy instruction session, see the Library Instruction tab of this guide for options. Librarians are trained in designing and providing information literacy instruction. If you have any questions or need support adapting an assignment, please contact Paizha (Humanities Librarian) at 


The following worksheets may be updated and adapted as needed by instructors.

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