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Services for Graduate Students : Teaching a Course?

Please explore this guide and learn about the Harold B. Lee Library services available to graduate students.

Course Specific Library Instruction

If you would like to request library instruction specific to a course assignment, please contact your Subject Librarian who can arrange for your class to receive that instruction in one of the library's instruction rooms.  Check the library directory for Subject Librarian contact information.

Research & Writing Center

If your students need help with their writing, send them to the Research and Writing Center on level 3 of the library.  There are Writing Center tutors who can teach students how improve their writing skills, and there are also library assistants available to help students with basic research.

For more information about the RWC go to:

JKB Writing Center:

Course Reserve

If you would like material placed on reserve for your students to read, please contact the library's Course Reserve team at: (801) 422-2947 or

  • Location 3446 HBLL
    (Circulation Desk)
  • Hours M–F 8 am – 5pm
    Sat Closed

Request a Guide Tailored to Your Course

Collaborate with a librarian to develop a Course Guide that will guide your students to specific resources for their research papers and class assignment(s).  Here's a link to current Course Guides:  If you would like to request a course guide, contact your Subject Librarian or Reference Specialist in the library department that supports the subject of your course, and we'll be glad to develop a guide for your class.

Media Center

Would you like your students to view a film together? The Media Center on Level 4 houses a large collection of documentary, educational, foreign, and commercial entertainment DVDs and videos. Go to the Film Finder search to review what we have. The HBLL Media Center also has several viewing room options: 

Room 4824 is a state of the art HD Viewing Room that can be reserved by faculty, students and staff.  The room has 43 auditorium seats, an HD projector, sound surround and a Blu-ray player.  The room does not have a computer, but does have VGA or HDMI cables for your use.  Please note, if bringing a Mac laptop to hook to the system, the room is not equipped with different Mac adapters necessary to hook up your device.  Please bring your own adapter.

There are also three small viewing rooms, where 5-8 patrons can view videos in a small group setting.

An Open Viewing Room is available with 8 comfortable chairs, a large screen TV and wireless headphones that can be checked out at the Media Center desk.

To reserve any of the above viewing rooms online go to

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Help Desks

Send your students to the Help Desk for the subject area of your class where they can get one-on-one assistance finding material for their research topics. If you would like a help desk to provide specific services for class assignments, please contact the Reference Specialist for the help desk and they will be glad to work with you.