Our Powers Combined: Helping Students See How Writing and Research Fit Together
College & Research Libraries News
At Utah State University (USU), we are exploring how the university’s writing center and the Merrill-Cazier Library can work together to help our students become better writers and researchers. Currently, the writing center and the library are housed in different buildings. Despite this physical separation, one of our major goals has been to help students see how services offered by the library and the writing center complement one another. Students typically view researching and writing as two separate activities, and by extension, the library and the writing center are often seen in the same way. While librarians and writing tutors offer different areas of expertise, we both help students develop the critical thinking and information literacy skills needed to succeed during and beyond college.
Cochran, Dory and Horrocks, Sidney, "Our Powers Combined: Helping Students See How Writing and Research Fit Together" (2016). Library Faculty & Staff Publications. Paper 264.