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Information Literacy and Library Instruction

Information about the Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library's Information Literacy and Instruction Programs. scheduling instruction sessions for your courses, information literacy and research-based curriculum development, and more.

Reserving the Library Instruction Lab and Usage Policies

The Library Instruction Lab, HA101, is located on the 1st floor of the library behind the Reference area.

Library instruction lab, HA-101 

Scheduling priority is given to the library's instruction programs and events.

Non-library instruction use of the lab:

  • In coordination with the Nursing Department, the Library Instruction Lab may occasionally be scheduled for HESI and NACE testing.
  • In coordination with the Placement Test Center, the Library Instruction Lab may occasionally be scheduled for placement testing.
  • The room serves as an open student lab that is designated as a Quiet Space for most evenings, weekends and holidays. Weekday availability between 7:30 am and 5:00 pm fluctuates daily based on the reserved use of the room. Open Lab hours are posted on the online instruction calendar and at the door to the lab, and are subject to change. Use of a computer workstation in the lab during open lab hours is first come/first served. 

Note: This space is not an academic classroom.

 Questions? Please contact Linda LeBlanc & Renée Fratantonio.

Online Request Forms:

Room Equipment

35 thin client workstations: Requires Falcon Key username and password.

Software: Microsoft XP, Windows Media Player, Internet Explorer, Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel included)

1 Instructor's Station : requires instructor to have Fitchburg State account

  • Software: Microsoft XP, Smartboard Software, Windows Media Player, Adobe Reader 6.0, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access
  • Hardware: ceiling mounted projector, screen

White boards - markers not provided.

Printing is available with OneCard or guest card. Printers are located in the Reference area.

Note: If you need additional software, please contact IT at x4500.