Library Services and Resources for Instructors

Norris Medical Library Liaison Program

Part of a school or program connected to Norris Medical Library? Contact your liaison for a range of instructional support services, such as customized course-integrated instruction, development of tutorials and research guides, and consultations on integrating information resources into courses, assignments, and assessments.

Request an Instruction Session

Not sure if a librarian is assigned to your school? Use this form to tell us about your instruction or orientation need and we’ll connect you with the appropriate librarian at USC.

Self-Paced Library Orientation

Review this example tutorial, used to orient students to Norris Medical Library resources and services. Contact the Norris Medical Library to have a tutorial customized for your program, including an optional certificate of completion.


Find all USC Library-created tutorials covering using library resources effectively, efficiently, and ethically. You can assign any of these tutorials to your students. Visit the Health Sciences Libraries Youtube playlist for a curated list of tutorials covering only health sciences topics.

Requesting Resources

Place Materials on Course Reserves at NML

Make access to needed articles, chapters, or books easy for students: add them to course reserves.

Recommend a Resource

Use this form to recommend the library purchase a specific item.

Library-Created Research Guides

Use these guides to enhance your teaching and help students gain information literacy competencies. Want more? Explore the full list of guides.

Program Guides

Each program connected to Norris Medical Library has one or more research guides designed to connect your students to the most important library resources for their program.

Health Sciences Multimedia Sources

Sources of images, videos, and audio to incorporate into your courses.

Open Educational Resources

Open Educational Resources (OER) are free, high-quality resources designed to replace textbooks and other costly course materials.


Complying with copyright in the classroom is important for all instructors-- review our guide for tips.

Communicate with the Library

Find contact information for a variety of library service points within the Norris Library.