Your librarian can provide support to faculty at each stage of service-learning pedagogy.
At the level of course development, your librarian can:
During the course, your librarian can:
In working with the librarians, university students gain information-seeking skills and the ability to evaluate information for reliability and relevance. In service learning courses, we add the experience of using that information in contribution to community projects. Ideally students would then be able to assist in obtaining reliable information useful to their communities' projects such as grant writing and reports, and in the dissemination of community information in public forums, news reports, and social media.
For books on the basics of service-learning and service-learning in your discipline, see Service-Learning Pedagogy.