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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

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: click here to request library instruction.


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 


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Library Information Desk

Director of Library Services
Amy Manion262-695-3459

Samantha Seagrist, 262-691-5312

Greg Ludwig, 262-691-5382

Felicia Vastalo, 262-691-5379

Research Help Desk, 262-691-5409

Interlibrary Loan/Overdue Accounts
Interlibrary Loan Request Form

Cataloging/Technical Services
Cheryl Little, 262-695-3480

Circulation/Automated Systems
Mary Baker, 262-695-3482

Library Technician/Serials
Jennifer Brooks, 262-691-5539

Part-Time/Evening Staff
Suzie Bagley, 262-691-5316

Molly Mead, 262-691-5316

Administrative Assistant
Beth Soika, 262-691-5311