Brown Library :: Instruction Request

Instruction Request Form

Please give at least one week's notice. (If you need a session sooner than in one week, please contact Dale Dulaney,, to learn if this is possible.)

Fill out a separate form for each class that needs library instruction.

About Instruction:

  • Instruction classes are held in the library classroom, Main floor of Brown Library
  • The instructor and the librarian should collaborate on the content
  • Instruction can be customized to relate to your class assignments (please provide subject details below)
  • It is important that the instructor remain with the class and participate in it
  • A library staff member will contact you to confirm your request
  • If you have any questions, please call 857-7303, or email

*Required field

Instructor Information

Course Information

Library instruction is most effective when:

  • The instructor and the librarian collaborate on the content.
  • The instructor remains in the class and participates in it.
  • An assignment has already been given that relates to the material provided in the session.

Library staff cannot conduct library instruction sessions without the instructor in attendance.*

I plan to attend the library instruction session.

Date and Location Information

Preferred Date* (MMDDYY):

Preferred Time* (ex.: 12:30pm):

Alternate Date (MMDDYY):

Alternate Time (if different):

Assignment Information

Use the box below to describe your class research assignment:

(You can copy & paste the assignment into the box or email it to Also, please share sample topics related to the assignment so that we can discuss them.)


Brown Library

M-Th: 8AM - 8PM
Fri: 8AM - 5PM
Sat: 9AM - 1PM
Sun: Closed

3095 Colonial Ave SW
Roanoke, VA 24015

Info: 540-857-7303
Reference: 540-857-7438
Circulation: 540-857-6941
Fax: 857-6058