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New Faculty: How Can Fintel Library Help You?: Services for Faculty and Working from Off-Campus

Services for Faculty

Booking DVDs and Videos for Classroom use

* Please request materials at least 5 days in advance and fill out the proper request form with the following information:

    Your name
    Title and call number of item needed
    Course for which the item is needed
    The date(s) of need. Please make the request for the day before your intended use of the item.

Faculty Carrel Policy and Request Form

Fintel Library provides lockable study rooms for faculty research. Studies have ample work space and are equipped with a computer network connection and electrical outlets.

Faculty Library Grants Application Form and Deadlines

Library Grants support the purchase of books and non-print materials to increase library holdings for students' course-related research. Apply for either new or existing courses. Requests can include books, DVDs, and periodical back files.  Do not request journals because they require a multi-year commitment of funds.  Rely on Interlibrary Loan for non-repeating, specialized courses or independent studies. Librarians will review as a group the applications and make awards using the selection criteria below as a guideline.

Working from Off-Campus

Many of the Library's online resources are subscription materials. If you're off-campus and need to connect to these resources, click on the link that reads "off-campus" after each resource description. You will be prompted to authenticate yourself as a Roanoke College user (Full Name and RC Identification Number) in order to access this material. If you click on the link for the name of the database (Ex:Academic Search) you will be prompted to login to EBSCO, or the name of the database content provider. Your RC credentials will not work for that login screen. You must login with the Roanoke College server only.

If you encounter any problems, please contact Piper Cumbo or Dave Wiseman and we will be glad to help you.

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