Faculty Resources




Schedule an online, synchronous, information literacy, research, or general library orientation for your class using the Library Instruction Request Form. The class session is taught by a faculty librarian and is completely customizable to meet your research needs. 

If you have any questions please contact Alison Steinberg Gurganus at / 619-388-2938.


Instructional Online Services for faculty.

Course Reserves

Consider providing the library with your class textbook(s) to place on course reserve for students to checkout. Complete the Course Reserve Form (PDF).

Not sure what course reserves are? Learn more about course reserves.

Course Reserve/Textbook Scanning

The library can scan a pdf copy up to 20% of a print title for you to use with your students in Canvas. If the library has a print title you'd like scanned, complete the Course Reserve/Textbook Scanning form. Please allow for up to 10 business days for processing your request.


Guides are available to help students and faculty/classified professionals..

Library Guides For Students

Custom resource guides can be created for your class or discipline. For examples of library guides that have already been created, visit our Library Research Guides page.

If there is a guide that you would like to embed in your Canvas class we have a video that will give you step by step instructions, click here to view. 

Library Guides for Faculty

  • Stand Alone Information Literacy Modules                                                                                     Mix and match online videos, text tutorials, and quizzes covering topics relating to information literacy. Just copy the links and paste them into your online teaching environment.
  • Open Educational Resources (OER)
    Want to use OER or zero cost textbooks or other free resources for students, this guide will help you get started.
  • Streaming Media
    Do you have media such as a feature film, documentary, or other media that you'd like to share with your class. Find out how to provide access to students online and face-to-face by embedding into Canvas, a course website, or using custom links on a handout.
    • If you would like to embed a Films On Demand video into your Canvas shell we have a video that will show how click here

Library Service / Purchase Request Form

Have a service or resource that you’d like that the library doesn’t currently provide? Let us know by completing the form below. We want to help you get  the resources you need.