Library Instruction & Curricular Support

Library Instruction & Curricular Support 

The Wilson Dental Library provides the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry with varying levels of library instruction and curricular support. Some things we can do: 

  • Provide small and large group consultations on particular resources such as PubMed or EndNote

  • Consult with faculty on integrating library resources into curricular activities

  • Provide health information literacy training and evidence-based dentistry training

  • Develop workshops on various educational technologies and other resources as requested

Contact Us

Please contact us to request library instruction in one of your courses or to schedule a workshop. 

Library Services and Resources for Instructors

Self-Paced Library Orientation

Review this tutorial used to orient students to Wilson Dental Library's resources and services. Contact the Wilson Dental 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 video tutorials covering only health sciences topics.

Recommend a Resource

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

Dental Research Guides

Research guides are designed to connect your students to the most important dental library resources. Use these guides to enhance your teaching and help students gain information literacy competencies. Want more? Explore all USC Libraries guides.

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.