Call for Applications: Library Faculty & TA Summer Information Literacy Institute

Dear Colleagues:

The UCLA Library Teaching and Learning Functional Team is accepting applications for its Faculty and Teaching Assistants Summer Information Literacy Institute. The Institute will provide an opportunity for faculty and TAs to develop instructional strategies and course content that integrates information literacy concepts and approaches to teaching research skills with a focus on utilizing Library resources. All sessions will be held on Zoom as follows:

  • Faculty: July 11–15, 9 a.m.–12 p.m, PDT
  • Teaching Assistants: July 18–22, 9 a.m.–12 p.m., PDT

Deadline to Apply: June 22, 11:59 p.m.

The weeklong series of guided sessions, listed above, are designed for those interested in updating existing assignments and/or syllabi and those developing new curriculum. Sessions will focus on how to use the UCLA Library Core Competencies to frame course learning outcomes with the support of Library resources such as subject focused research guides, WI+RE tutorials, data literacy, images and streaming video; and the incorporation of Library Special Collections, Digital Collections and UCLA Film & Television Archive materials into course content. The workshop will also consider how to implement these concepts and tools into Bruin Learn course materials.

Participants will receive $1,000 upon completion of program requirements.

Who is Eligible: This program is open to all faculty (including Unit-18 lecturers, teaching postdocs and academic administrators) and all teaching assistantsassociates and fellows (including those developing their own syllabi and those working with a faculty member) and Graduate Student Researchers who are developing instructional content and are scheduled to teach during 2022–23. Space and funding are limited. Please contact us if you have questions about eligibility at:

Please complete the application form by June 22, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. to be considered for participation.

Best regards,


Ginny Steel
Norman and Armena Powell University Librarian