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Faculty Resources: Reserves

Welcome faculty! This guide serves as a reference to our resources and services. We hope you'll find this guide a useful tool for your research and teaching needs.

Textbooks & Other Materials

Reserve textbooks and faculty materials are located at the Textbook Checkout Desk (also known as Reserves Desk). Most reserved material is Library use only, although a few items may be on overnight reserve. Special arrangements can be made for textbook use for an open book test. Late fines for reserve books is 25 cents per hour. Students taking Reserve books out of the library are charged an additional $2.00 per hour if the item is not returned after closing.

Other items are also available for checkout such as laptops, games, calculators, music, and HDMI remotes to the study rooms.

Laptops & Other Computer Accessories

Laptops are available for checkout at the Reserves (Textbook Checkout) Desk. Each laptop comes with a charging cord, an Ethernet cable, and a laptop bag.

The following types of HDMI Cables are also available for use:

  • HDMI Cable for projector use (computer to projector)
  • HDMI Cable for in-wall use (computer to wall port)
  • Projector

Please inform staff or students the type of HDMI Cable you need.

Media Kits

If you wish to videotape a lecture, or class project, the library has media kits available for checkout. These are for Faculty Use Only, and are checked out for one week. If you need more than 7 days please notify us and we'll renew the kits for another week if no one else has placed a hold on the equipment. These kits are intended for instruction and professional development use only. Please refer to the following Teaching and Learning Commons site for additional information

Media Kit 1 - video camera kit

Media Kit 2 - 360 degree camera kit

Media Kit 3 - wireless microphone kit


Other Resources

The following are available to students for checkout:

  • Calculators
  • Scientific / Graphing Calculators
  • Protractors
  • Graph paper
  • Dry Erase Boards (hand-held or desk top use)
  • Headphones
  • Noise-canceling headphones
  • Planimeters (Civil Engineering students)

Just For FUN

If you enjoy games to relieve stress or just for fun we have the following for checkout:

  • Checkers
  • Chess
  • Backgammon
  • Poker Cards
  • Other table games

 Inquire at the Reserve (Textbook Checkout) Desk.