University Libraries

Services For Faculty

In addition to services provided to all patrons, University Libraries strives to support our faculty in their instruction and research endeavors.  Here are some starting points to assist you:

Selection Of Library Materials

Faculty may request library materials for the Library Collections.   Book, video, and music CD requests may be:

Liaison Librarians are assigned subject area collection development, research, and instruction responsibilities which generally match their academic backgrounds and interests.   Find your Library Liaison here.

If you need reviews you can search for or browse the following online sources:

  • Choice Reviews - Contains over 200,000 reviews of academic mongraphs

If you have any questions about purchasing new materials please see our Collection Development Policy.

Library Instruction

Brooks Library is invested in creating customized library sessions and these can be arranged for your class. Contact your library liaison or reqest a session through the instruction form.

For more information about instruction, see our webpage on Library Instruction or contact the Instruction Coordinator at x1960.

Research Guides & Tools

Topical Information

Try our online Research Guides as a starting point, or request a course- or topic-specific one through your Library Liaison.

Managing Citations

The library recommends the web browser app Zotero, "...a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources. It lives right where you do your work — in the web browser itself.”

With Zotero, you can create a Zotero library, complete with citations, for:

  • Books, journal articles, and websites
  • Creating Bibliographies and Works Cited pages in MS Word
  • Snapshots of webpages
  • Creating folders, subfolders and keyword “tags” for searching your sources

Library Streaming Services

Streaming Media Collections we subscribe to

What is Streaming?

Streaming Content Policy

Streaming Content Procedures

Streaming Content Request Form

Copyright & Fair Use Tools for Streaming In The Classroom

For more in information or assistance with Streaming Video, please contact Geri Hopkins at, or (509) 963-1925.

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