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Faculty Resources

Below is a list of resources available to CVCC faculty and staff. Please see a Library staff member for assistance with any of the options.

Library Instruction classes – A librarian can teach a Bibliographic Instruction class to your students. The length of the session and topics covered are tailored to instructional needs.  Please use the following link to request an instruction session: Library Instruction Request.  Or, you can email Staci Wilson to request a class.

Add a Librarian to your Blackboard Course – Librarians can assist students with research assignments using the discussion forum in ValleyCAT/Blackboard.

Equipment Reservation Request – Laptops and data projectors can be checked out in the library. You can call the Library Circulation Desk at ext. 4229 to reserve AV materials or email Carmen Barnes-Holden.

Place materials on reserve – Place books or articles on reserve for your students to use through the semester. Materials can be placed on reserve by contacting Carmen Barnes-Holden or by calling the Library Circulation Desk at ext. 4229.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) – Interlibrary Loan provides access to a large variety of books not owned by CVCC. We can borrow books and articles from North Carolina universities and community colleges. Requests take approximately a week to fill. Please ask library staff for more information.

Collection Development – Think a book or DVD should be in our collection? Let us know! Library staff members appreciate your recommendations for books and journals to be added to the library collection. You can use the web form on our home page or send an email to Staci Wilson with your recommendation. If we have your contact information, we'll notify you when the book arrives.

Distance Learning – Many library resources are available online. Students and faculty can access the Library Catalog and NC LIVE from off campus locations. Contact library staff for more information.

Access to Scholarly Knowledge (ASK) Program – A Librarian is available to offer research assistance to CVCC faculty and staff. Please contact Ari Sigal for more information.

Access to Special Collections – The Library maintains a Teaching and Learning Collection. Materials in this collection are designed to assist faculty in improving the quality of student learning at CVCC.

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