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Library Services & Resources for Faculty

This guide describes what services and resources are available to faculty, whether they are teaching face-to-face, hybrid, or online classes.

Library Instruction

Do you want your students to use reputable sources and write better papers? Consider scheduling a library instruction.

To schedule library instruction at the S&D Campus Library, contact Marjorie Leta at 480-461-7663 or marjorie.leta@mesacc.edu or use the online request form.

For library instruction at Red Mountain, contact Marie Brown at 480-654-7743 or marie.brown@mesacc.edu or use the online request form.

For more info, visit the Library Instruction Guide.

Reserve

Have an extra copy of a textbook for your class? Please consider putting it in the reserve collection for students to use at the library. You may also put library materials on Reserve for your class. Simply fill out the online Reserve Materials Request form and bring it along with the material you want on Reserve to the circulation counter. Please read our Reserve policies for more information.

Liaisons

The Library's liaison program is designed to enhance student learning by facilitating communication between academic departments and the Library. The role of the Liaison is to:

  • share information about library services with faculty
  • collaborate with faculty in promoting information literacy
  • inform faculty of available resources appropriate to their curriculum
  • connect with faculty in identifying appropriate resources
  • coordinate with faculty regarding assignments using library resources

To find out who your Faculty Librarian Liaison is, visit the Liaison Page.

Custom Research Guides

Would you like a custom guide created specifically for your course? It can cover the best resources for your students for you subject area, class, or particular assignment, research tips and tricks, or whatever else you would like. Visit our Research Guides Home Page and browse through our list of guides for more ideas and examples. Contact your Faculty Librarian Liaison if you are interested. To find out who your Faculty Librarian Liaison is, visit the Liaison Page.

Ask A Librarian

Ask a Librarian is a 24/7 chat service with a librarian who can help with any questions regarding the libraries and research. Please share with your students and feel free to use it yourself!

Research Assignments

Need help creating research assignments you can use in your courses? We can help you with that! Contact your Faculty Librarian Liaison for more information. To find out who your Faculty Librarian Liaison is, visit the Liaison Page.

Materials Request

Please consider providing us with suggestions for purchasing books/materials that support the curriculum of your subject area. We are building our collection and value your area expertise. Contact your faculty liaison or use the online form.