Faculty Services

The TVCC Library is dedicated to serving faculty in their own educational pursuits as well as amply supply resources that students need for the successful completion in all of their courses.  The Library upholds the following standards:

      • A collaborative entity working across campus to truly provide the resources all faculty, staff and students need for their educational endeavors and success.
      • The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) asks of the Library that it “provide resources and services which are sufficient in quality, level, breadth, quantity and currency to meet the requirements of the educational program.” 
        • Per the NWCCU, the Library offers, “appropriate instruction and support for students, faculty, staff, administrators, and others (as appropriate) to enhance their efficiency and effectiveness in obtaining, evaluating, and using library and information resources that support its programs and services, wherever offered and however delivered.”

           

To that end, we provide the following services:

Instruction

Full Information Literacy Session: in the classroom instruction introducing students to the full breadth of library resources as well as beginner level information literacy skills, research skills, and assessment skills.

Customized IL session: Course or assignment specific instruction delivered to ensure quality information literacy on the topic, assignment parameters, and discipline.

Online IL: Both the full or assignment specific formats are available via Blackboard modules that are managed by the Librarian in video format, including instructional assessment.

Requests

The Library provides research services to all faculty be it to request items of discover new resources and offer material suggestions.  Faculty may request items to read/view through our Loan Request  or ask that the Library purchase items via the Materials Request form.

 Loan Request Form

Materials Request Form

With every requested resource for students, the Library works to ensure that they are accessible and functional. Every online resource has…

-      Audio or closed-captioning resources for students who need additional assistance.

-      Citation assistance.

-      Printing, saving, or email capabilities for all articles or references.

OER

The Library support all aspects of open access in education.  To learn more about Open Education Resources, start here.