Faculty and Staff Resources
A variety of Library resources are available to CVCC faculty and staff members.
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.
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.
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.
Custom Instruction Videos
Library staff will create custom videos upon request. Videos can be tailored to a class, a topic, or an assignment. Contact a library staff member for more information or check out the videos already
available in VidGrid.
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 on how we can support online instruction. For example, Librarians can assist students with research assignments using the discussion forum in Blackboard.
Embedding a librarian in your course offers the ability to provide library services your students using your online course. This service is especially useful for online classes that involve a research component. Adding a librarian to your Blackboard course can extend students' access to research assistance before and after an information literacy instruction session.
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.
LibGuides are custom sites created to share relevant information related to a course, a program, an assignment, or a topic. Instructors can request multiple guides based on instructional needs.
Library Instruction Classes
A library staff member can lead information literacy sessions for 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.
Place materials on reserve
Place books, articles, and other learning materials on reserve for your students to use through the semester. Materials can be placed on reserve by completing the Library Reserve Request Form or by calling the Library Circulation Desk at (828) 327-7000, ext. 4229.