Resources for Faculty and Staff
Resources for faculty and staff
Teach students about library research
We offer a range of options to ensure students are able to identify the type of source they need, access materials through library resources, evaluate their sources, and ethically use those materials.
Get to know your subject librarian
- Request that the library purchase items we don't already own
- Discuss the best way to ensure students have the library research skills necessary to complete assignments
- Discuss how the library can support your own research
Faculty workshop series - Spring 2022
- About our faculty workshop series
- Jan - Information literacy
- Feb - Customize collection
- Mar - Affordable course materials
Join Ingram Library this spring for a series of faculty-focused workshops. These will be hosted in Google Meet with a recorded presentation followed by an unrecorded Q&A session. Links to the recordings will be posted here after the event for those who are unable to join us for the live workshops.
All workshops are planned for select Mondays at 12:30pm and expected to last about 45 minutes.
January 31 - Incorporating information literacy into your courses
Incorporating information literacy into your courses
Mon, Jan 31, 12:30pm
Join this workshop to learn more about the ways Ingram Library can help you integrate information literacy and library research skills into your courses. Anne Barnhart and Angela Pashia will provide an overview of LibraryDen, stand-alone tutorials, and ways your subject librarian can collaborate with you to design instruction to best support your course.
Customizing your collection: How you impact library spending
Mon Feb 21, 12:30pm
Discover how your research practices and habits directly impact the way the library allocates its resources each year. The library curates its print and electronic collections to best meet student and faculty research needs. Charlie Sicignano and Angela Pashia will discuss the data we use in allocation and purchasing decisions, how your privacy is protected, and how you can encourage the library to better accommodate your classes and interests.
Discover affordable course materials and textbook alternatives
Mon, Mar 14, 12:30pm
Do you want to make your assigned course material more affordable and ensure that all students have access on the first day of class? This workshop will guide faculty through options to reduce course content expenses using the Day One Access program or through the adoption of high quality, free, and open course materials. Join CJ Ivory and Elizabeth Smith to learn more about opportunities and challenges for adopting and creating open textbooks or implementing the Day One Access program in your classes.
For faculty and staff
Subject librarians maintain research guides to help students and faculty find the best resources for their topic
- Databases that focus on the discipline
- Unique resources and data
- Customized search techniques and tutorials
Access your library accounts
My Library Account
- Renew books,
- check due dates,
- check overdue items, and
- place GIL Express requests
My ILLiad Account
Request and receive interlibrary loans and document delivery services.
The first time you log in, click 'First Time Users' to create an account.
Choose the style of research help that best fits your need
Talk to a subject specialist
Schedule an appointment with a subject librarian for more advanced help in your research area. Librarians generally respond within one business day of receiving the request.