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Welcome to the MERLOT Library and Information Sciences Portal, an educational resource for teaching and learning.

You are invited to join MERLOT - it's free - and contribute to this growing community. As a MERLOT member, you can contribute learning materials and assignments, submit your own learning materials for evaluation, and get access to great ideas to help you teach online and in the classroom.

You can learn more about MERLOT in these 3 presentations from the MERLOT International Conference

What is Merlot? (swf)

How Do I Use Merlot? (swf)

Join and Participate in Merlot (ppt)

For more information
Contact the MERLOT Library and Information Sciences Editor

Peter Nerzak:

What's New In MERLOT
Browse Learning Materials
Contribute Learning Materials
Browse Members Directory
Browse Virtual Speakers Bureau
Visit the Journal of Online Learning and Teaching (JOLT)

In the Teaching area, you can find information about useful resources for teaching library skills, information literacy, and more.

If you know of a resource for teaching library and information Sciences that you think should be included on this page, please contact the Editor of the LIS Editorial Board.

For more pedagogy resources, visit the MERLOT Pedagogy Portal.

Learn more about the community members that help MERLOT grow in MERLOT's member directory.

The MERLOT Library and Information Sciences community is guided by its own Editorial Board.


The Learning Materials in the MERLOT Library and Information Sciences collection contain resources such as:

  • Tutorials
  • Learning Modules
  • Learning Games

Librarians need to keep up-to-date with what is going on in their disciplines.

Here you can find links to:

  • Calls for Papers
  • Conferences
  • Professional Organizations
  • Teaching Resources
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We are featuring the 2011 Library and Information Services Classics winner, “VAIL (Virtual Academic Integrity Laboratory) Tutorial”. 

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