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The WCTC Library serves the students, faculty, staff, and residents of the Waukesha County Technical College district.

Library Instruction

WCTC library instruction teaches information literacy competencies that correlate closely with the components of the Critical Life Skill of Critical Thinking/Problem Solving - students demonstrate critical thinking skills to analyze situations and solve problems.

Information Literacy Competencies   CLS Rubric: Critical Thinking/Problem Solving Criteria
Recognize Information Need
Image result for arrow Identify Topic
Locate Information Image result for arrow Gather and Evaluate Information
Use Information Image result for arrow Utilize Pertinent Information
Evaluate Information Image result for arrow Evaluate Results

Schedule Instruction

We offer hands-on library instruction customized for a particular project or assignment in our Library Instruction Room (30 computers and 7 display monitors) or in your classroom. Sessions range from 15 minutes in length (a brief tour) to 3-hour workshops or multiple sessions. We would be happy to discuss incorporating a library instruction session into your curriculum!


Library Instruction Room
  • Using library tools to find print and electronic resources 
  • Locating credible research materials for a specific course assignment
  • Finding scholarly journal articles in a specific subject field
  • Accessing library resources from offsite
  • Exploring advanced features of database searching
  • Evaluating internet resources
  • Using APA style to cite resources properly
  • Any other desired learning objectives