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Services for Faculty

Native Voices Exhibit in the Library, January 31 - March 14

For suggestions on incorporating this exhibit on Native health into your course, contact Jane Young at 651-779-3264. More information is available on the exhibit website.

Course Reserves

Contact Connie Walker-Pearson at 651-773-1748 for putting physical items on reserve.

If you would like students to read an article in one of our online resources available in the Databases A-Z list, see the information below on Using Library Resources in D2L.

Library Instruction

To schedule a library instruction session, contact Maura Smyth at 651-773-1762.

If you would like to collaborate on creating a library assignment for your class, contact Maura Smyth at 651-773-1762.

We also have library tutorials available for use in D2L.

Using Library Resources in D2L

Faculty can create direct links to articles found in Library databases and insert these links into the content of their D2L courses. Use our guide containing directions for:

If you have problems inserting links from library databases into D2L or if links do not work off-campus, please contact Randi Madisen at 651-779-3292.

Video resources

Streamed video is available from the Videos Tab on the library's main page via our Films on Demand database. You can also find physical items from our DVD/VHS collection by searching our catalog.

To ensure you have video on the dates you need it, contact Margaret Yingling at 651-779-3968, and she'll put your request on the video schedule.

Interlibrary Loan

The Library supports the ongoing research needs of faculty by providing Interlibrary Loan services. Contact Cathy Adams at 651-779-3260 for more information.

Table of Contents

The Library provides access to the table of contents from journals that we subscribe to, sorted by pathway. Once a month, we will send a reminder that new content is available. Faculty can select articles of interest, and we will copy the articles and send them, usually via email. Faculty can also subscribe online to receive the table of contents from any journal in an EBSCO database via email. Contact Libby Merrill at 651-779-5540 for more information.

Purchasing Materials

The Library will purchase materials to support your classes, subject to our acquisitions guidelines. Contact James Nalen at 651-779-3969 for more information.


The Library provides information on copyright. Confused? Have questions? A unique copyright situation? Contact Jane Young at 651-779-3264 for answers or solutions.


The Library has additional resources to help your students succeed, including:

  • digital voice recorders and calculators that students can check out for several days
  • video viewing stations
  • reservable study rooms where students can hook up a laptop to a large screen for group work
  • laptops available for use in the library
  • public copying facilities with scanning and color copies
  • fax services for students