Services for Faculty

Lisa Holland - Director of the Library and Archivist, 718-420-4219,
Catherine Perkins - Senior Librarian, Technical Services (Acquisitions, Cataloging, Systems), 718-390-3377,
Bethany Palladino - Instructional Services Librarian (Library Instruction, Plagiarism Prevention), 718-390-3379,
POSITION UNFILLED - Reference & Access Services Librarian (Reference, Interlibrary Loan, Course Reserves)
Alert: Due to our staffing shortage, please email all Interlibrary Loan questions to

How may we help you? Browse our service options below or email for assistance.

POPULAR REQUESTS: Use our web forms

Purchase for Library CollectionCopyright PermissionLibrary InstructioneReserves (Moodle)Course Reserves (Library)

ADDITIONAL SERVICES: Click the headings below for more details

Librarians are available to provide Zotero training to faculty and students. Zotero is a web-based citation management system that works with the Mozilla Firefox browser and Microsoft Word to import citation content and format that content to create in-text and bibliographic citations in all citation styles. Contact us to make an appointment for training.
Copyright permission services and fair use information are available in the library. See the Copyright and Fair Use LibGuide, for more information, as well as a complete list of library DVDs available for classroom and campus screenings. See also the Copyright Permission Request form in the web forms offered above.
We are always interested in new research resources and frequently run database trials. Most trials are only available from campus computers. New trials are announced on our home page and on Facebook and Twitter. Visit Database Trials for current trial information and access. Contact Lisa Holland for more information and to request additional trials.
Librarians are available to attend your academic department/division meetings and provide information about library collections and resources. Email us at to request a departmental visit.
We have created a 10 question pre-test and 10 question post-test that can be incorporated into your freshman learning community RFTs to help you assess your students' information literacy knowledge before and after they attend library research workshops. We also have a virtual plagiarism tutorial and test (see plagiarism prevention topic below). A Guide to Information Literacy for Faculty is also available.
LibGuides are subject-specific research guides created by our librarians for student use. The guides direct students to the most appropriate databases, books, and Websites for their topic as well as provide citation management and plagiarism prevention information [view our LibGuides].
We offer plagiarism prevention tools in our Plagiarism LibGuide, including our web-based interactive plagiarism tutorial with quizzes. Contact Bethany Palladino for more information.
Our librarians can provide assistance evaluating Open Access and online scholarly publishing outlets. See the Open Access Publishing: Evaluating Publishing Outlets LibGuide for more information.
We are able to order streaming licenses for films from Kanopy streaming database and Swank Digital Campus. View a complete list of purchased film licenses with expiration dates. To request a 1-year or 3-year license for a film please fill out our Acquisition Request Form or email