Information for Faculty

 

Instruction Sessions
Librarians are available to teach library skills to your classes. A library instruction session c an ensurethat your entire class hears the same information about finding library materials, using library databases, and the Internet. Please call us or print out and send us the Library Instruction Appointment Form. In addition, specialized bibliographies of materials, databases, and Web sites can be created especially to serve the needs of your class.

Consultations
Librarians will provide individual assistance at your office workstation to introduce new library electronic resources and the Internet. You may contact the library to arrange an appointment.

Library Workshops
Current Schedule 


Reserves
Books and articles may be kept in the library for use by your class. Processing can take some time, so please bring materials to the library as soon as possible.  See all of the details on the library's Reserve Materials  page.
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Examinations
Files of examinations may be kept in the library for use by your students in making up examinations.  Library staff members will hand the exams to students and retain the completed ones for you to pick up, but under no circumstances can the library staff proctor examinations.  If you wish to ensure supervision of students taking exams in the library, please accompany them as they take their exams.
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Suggestions for Purchase
The library staff welcomes suggestions for additions to the collection. Contact the library liaison for your subject area, or print out this Suggestion for Purchase form and return it to the library.

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Full-time Staff Subject Areas

Dr. Clara Ogbaa
cogbaa@gatewayct.edu
General, Library Science, SOAR (Sustainable Operations: Alternative and Renewable Energy)

Mike Cifferelli
mcifferelli@gatewayct.edu
Archaeology, Art, Fashion, Film, General, History, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion

Shauna DeStefano
sdestefano@gatewayct.edu
Biography, Communication, Computer science, Engineering Technology, Fiction, Hospitality, Social Issues, Sociology

Todd Hampton
thampton@gatewayct.edu
Accounting, Business, Business Office Technology, Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Counseling, Military, Physics

Martha Lipowski
mlipowski@gatewayct.edu
Allied Health, Dietetics, Drug and Alcohol Recovery (DARC), Exercise Science, Medicine, Nursing, Reference 

Jianxin Yang
jyang@gatewayct.edu  
Anthropology, Economics, Education, Early Childhood Education, Mathematics, Psychology, Statistics

Please contact the library for a list of subject areas covered by part-time staff members.

 

Borrowing Privileges

Books: Full-time and adjunct faculty may borrow books for three weeks at a time. One renewal for another three week period can be done by phone, in person or over the Internet.Special loan periods may be arranged. Overdue notices are sent as reminders. There are no fines. Please go to the library to sign up for a library card.
Videos: Only faculty can borrow videos. The loan period is one week. Many faculty wish to use the same titles. Please be courteous and return items promptly.
 
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Interlibrary Loan
The library has access to OCLC, a national database which links member libraries to each other. Visit or call us when the need for material from other institutions arises.

Please note that in accordance with library policies, part-time faculty members are limited to 10 borrowed items or periodical requests per year. The library staff reserves the right to limit the number of items borrowed or articles requested by full-time faculty members.

 

Copyright Information Links
The library suggests visiting these links for information related to copyright issues and teaching:
http://www.copyright.gov
http://www.copyright.cornell.edu/training/Hirtle_Public_Domain.htm
http://fairuse.Stanford.edu