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Library Instruction



Program Mission

The Library Instruction Program supports BMCC’s mission to empower students by offering classes that enhance classroom curriculum and foster confidence in independent research and learning.

How to Request a Session in the Library

Information for Faculty

  • You’ll receive a confirmation email after your request has been approved. A librarian will also get in touch with you a few days before your scheduled instruction date.
  • Classes need to be scheduled two weeks in advance. Any requests received on a shorter notice will be scheduled according to instructor availability.
  • You must attend library instruction classes with your students.
  • Requests for instruction outside of the library’s regular hours will depend on instructor availability. Faculty should contact Prof. Robin Brown (rbrown@bmcc.cuny.edu) directly.

Request Form

  • Use the link above to go to our request system
  • You can select a specific date with the “Go to Date” button or select “Next Available”
  • Click on the start time for the class and then select an end-time on the dropdown
  • Click on the “Submit” button, and on the next screen fill out the form to give us more details about the class.

How to Request a Session in Your Classroom

  • By request, Librarians can come and do sessions in your classroom instead of in the Library’s instruction classroom.
  • To request a session in your classroom, please email Robin Brown (rbrown@bmcc.cuny.edu).

Information for Faculty

  • You’ll receive a confirmation email shortly after you submit your request, and a second email after your request has been approved. A librarian will also get in touch with you a few days before your scheduled instruction date.
  • Classes take place in room S-410M and need to be scheduled two weeks in advance. Any requests received on a shorter notice will be scheduled according to instructor availability.
  • You must attend library instruction classes with your students.
  • Requests for instruction outside of the library’s regular hours will depend on instructor availability. Faculty should contact Prof. Robin Brown (rbrown@bmcc.cuny.edu) directly.