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About Faculty Services

Your Library provides many resources and services supporting Faculty at College of the Rockies, on- and off-campus, including but not limited to:

Reference Help

Come to the library's Reference Desk where the library techicians or your librarian can assist you with reference questions and locating Library materials to support your teaching. Contact the Reference Desk for assistance.

Course Reserves

Complete this online Reserve Request form or contact Sue Morin with your requests to have materials placed on reserve.  These materials are kept at the Circulation Desk where students come to ask for those required materials from the library clerks.

Equipment & Laptop Loans

The library has laptops and audio-visual equipment available for you to borrow.  Contact the Circulation Desk  and a Library Clerk will be happy to help.

Interlibrary Loans

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) program supplements resources at the Library by obtaining materials from other Institutions.  Use the OUTLOOK  Online catalogue to locate and request materials.  Our the Library Clerks will contact you when the item as arrrived.  Email the Reference Desk for assistance.

SoftwareTools

Your Library provides access to Lynda.com, an online subscription library that teaches the latest in software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos.  Tutorials are available for more than 1300 programs including Adobe, AutoCAD, C++, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office, SharePoint, and more.  To setup an account please email the  Reference Desk.

Writing Support

Direct your students to the Writing Support guide where they will have access to two separate services to help them with writing.

Information Literacy Skills Development

Your Librarian, Shane Neifer, offers a wide variety of learning opportunities and support for you and your students. Review the Information Literacy Skills Development supporting guide to learn about skills development, rubrics, workshop options, assignment suggestions, and assessment.

Guides Detailing Library Support, Resources, and Sources

Resources & Services

  • Citations
    College of the Rockies curriculum uses four (4) writing styles: American Psychological Association (APA), Modern Languages Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style (Chicago), and Council of Science Editors (CSE) [in development] citation style.
  • Copyright
    College of the Rockies is currently operating under Access Copyright’s Model License Agreement and has adopted the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC’s) Fair Dealing Policy.
  • Collection Development
    The Library strives to purchase resources in various formats to support students, faculty, and the programs offered at the College. Library staff and the librarian collaborate with faculty to create a collection of resources responsive to the College courses and student information needs.
  • Course Reserves
    Provide students with access to course-related, print materials or audio-visual materials by placing items on reserve at the library’s circulation desk.
  • Open Access Textbooks
    The BCCampus Open Textbook Project is funded by the BC Ministry of Advanced Education and managed by BCCampus.
  • Persistent Links, Stable URLs and DOIs
    Much of the content in the library's online subscription databases can be linked to without having to clear copyright. Here's how!
  • Research Support
    We are happy to help you with library research for your teaching, research, and professional development needs. Here are the details of that service and contact information.
  • Streaming Videos
    Use one of several streaming video services in the classroom. Discover the campus subscription to the National Film Board of Canada or Film on Demand.
  • Writing Help for Your Students
    Your students look to you as an expert who guides them to reliable and quality support systems, tools, and resources. There are two options available. To provide access and heighten awareness for these services, instructors direct students to these options by embedding the information into Moodle course(s) or by disseminating the information in the course literature or classroom instruction.
 

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