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Faculty Resources: Library Services for Faculty

This guide provides information about services and resources available through the Cayuga Community College Library. It also provides links to resources related to teaching, learning, and professional development in higher education.

Suggest Library Materials

We welcome your suggestions of materials for the library collections. Books and media to enhance classroom instruction or to support professional development can requested by contacting a librarian.

Library Reserves

Faculty may place library materials, or personal materials, on reserve for students in their classes. Reserve items can include:

  • books, including textbooks
  • copies of articles
  • media
  • computer software
  • sample tests
  • microscope slides
  • example assignments
  • flash cards
  • models
  • and more!

Reserve materials may be restricted to in-library use, or may be checked-out of the Library for specific periods of time.  

To place materials on reserve in Auburn, contact Michael Schillace: mschilla1@cayuga-cc.edu  ext. 2320

To place materials on reserve in Fulton, contact Dennis Collins: dennis.collins@cayuga-cc.edu  ext. 3019

Technology Loans

The Library has devices that faculty may borrow for classes.

  • Laptops
  • iPads
  • Turning Point classroom response survey clickers

 For more information, contact a librarian.

Information Literacy Instruction

Librarians collaborate with classroom faculty to design research instruction sessions.  During these sessions librarians will meet with your students in the classroom or online to:

  • Develop skills they need to locate, evaluate, and use appropriate sources of information
  • Address specific learning outcomes
  • Share resources that are appropriate for college research assignments

Contact a librarian to discuss options for your classes, or click on the Bring Your Class to the Library tab above for more details.

Faculty Resource Center in Auburn

The Faculty Resource Center, located in the Auburn Library, provides computer technology and instructional resources to enhance class presentations and professional activities. Services and resources include:

  • Books and journals about teaching, learning, and higher education
  • Desktop computers (PCs and an iMac)
  • Microsoft Office software
  • Black and white printer and flatbed scanner
  • Copy machine
  • Typewriter
  • Comb binder

The Faculty Resource Center on the Auburn Campus is open during library business hours.  Technical assistance using these resources is available by appointment.