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Course Reserves

Instructors are invited to place materials for your courses on reserve at the library circulation desk to make them available to students. Please see the Reserve Materials Policy, Guidelines & Request link below for complete details and the Reserve form.

The library welcomes donations of recent textbooks to add to the reserves collections UNLESS the books include a statement that indicates that adding them to the library collection would violate copyright law.

Collaborate with a Librarian

Librarians help students develop the information skills they need for success in college, on the job, and in their personal lives. Ask a librarian to:

  • help you design a research project
  • provide subject-specific research instruction for your students
  • provide resources that support your curriculum
  • teach your students how to search LIBRARY DATABASES to find articles for their research
  • work with you to create a RESEARCH HELP GUIDE for your course’s research project
  • provide subject-specific research instruction for your students
  • integrate the College’s Institutional Student Learning Outcomes for RESEARCH into your curriculum:
RESEARCH ideas and examine them using current knowledge
  • Identify information needs for a specific purpose;
  • Access information effectively, efficiently and ethically;
  • Use information effectively and ethically to accomplish a specific purpose; and
  • Evaluate information and its sources critically for accuracy, authenticity, and bias.

Distance Education & Outreach

The library supports distance learning initiatives by providing off-campus access to online databases and the library catalog, as well as providing the RESEARCH SKILLS MOOC and additional library instruction. Learn more about library resources available to distance learning students by contacting Ellen Pratt, the Distance Education & Outreach Librarian.

Research Toolkit for Faculty

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Library Liaisons

Each academic department has a LIBRARY LIAISON who is both a contact person and an advocate for departmental and faculty concerns. Your liaison can answer questions and provide information about library programs, services, and resources. Librarians are eager to work collaboratively with faculty to enhance the academic program.

We encourage teaching faculty to communicate suggestions or concerns about library services and the collection (print and electronic) to their library liaison. In turn, liaisons notify faculty about new resources and programs.

The School of Business, Science, Technology & Mathematics

Liaisons: Ellen Pratt & Suzanne Levasseur

The School of Health Professions, Public Service Programs & Social Sciences

Liaison: Ellen Pratt

The School of Liberal Arts, Education, Humanities & Communications

Liaison: Suzanne Levasseur

PLEASE CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS

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