Welcome to the Library Services for Faculty Page!
Here you will find information and links to services that Erickson Library offers for LSC faculty. As we continue to work and develop this site, we hope to hear from you. In the meantime, please browse the site and let us know if you have any questions.
Erickson Library staff work collaboratively with faculty to integrate Information Literacy Outcomes into the college curriculum. Instruction sessions are developed around research assignments. Library staff can assist in the development of research assignments for both campus and online courses.
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Instructors may place course materials at the library Circulation Desk for students to access for short term check out. Most loan periods are two-hours. TV and DVD players are available in the small group study rooms. Select group study rooms also have the media:scape technology units for collaborative group work. To temporarily house your materials with the library, simply drop off your materials along with this completed form. Reserve materials can be searched here.
Librarians at Lake Superior College are skilled information professionals who can answer your reference questions, assist with complex research and locate curriculum-related resources for you. Stop by the Reference Desk or email Bridget (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Kate (email@example.com).
In addition to housing thousands of titles recommended for academic libraries, our growing collection consists of course specific, curriculum-driven books, journals and instructional videos. Direct your students to supplementary course reading with a specialized bibliography compiled by our staff.
- Selection guide
- Search our catalog
- Library Purchase Suggestion: Let us know what you’d like the Library to have on its shelves!
Resource Guides for Your Courses
Librarians can create customized resource pages for your classes called Resource Guides. Library staff members are available to assist faculty members with the set-up and management of these pages.
Resource Guides for Faculty
Collaboration & Group Work Guide
Databases: Professional Collection & Tutorials
Plagiarism: Resources for Prevention & Detection
Google and Beyond: Course Quickstart / Presentation
YouTube and Beyond: Course Quickstart / Presentation
Films on Demand
The Library provides access to thousands of online educational videos (including clips) to support your curriculum through Films on Demand, a 24/7 streaming media service. Subjects range from humanities & social sciences to business and health to science and careers. Video tutorials show how you can create a persistent link in your D2L courses, share your playlist, and more.
- Lake Superior College-Wide Outcomes
- Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
- ARCL Standards Toolkit: Search standards for course assignment applications and ideas.
- Understanding Copyright: University of Minnesota copyright site contains information on copyright, teaching, and fair use.
Erickson Library received a grant to equip four Group Study Rooms with media:scape technology units. These units allow users to incorporate collaborative work and technology. Reserve a Group Study Room today or send your students to a Tech Connects workshop!
JSTOR is a shared digital library containing more than 2,000 academic journals. Research articles are largely from the social sciences and the humanities.
Learning Express Library
Learning Express Library is an interactive site of tests, tutorials, and eBooks to improve basic skills, workplace skills (including cover letters, resumes, and interviews), college readiness skills, computer skills, practice tests for and entrance and occupation exams.