Services for Faculty and Staff
Borrowing | Classroom Support
Alerting Services |
Research Help |
Building Services |
What you can check out and how long you can keep it. See
Faculty or Staff
Library Account -
Renew materials without having to bring them to the Library.
You can also
save searches to run weekly and
a record of books you check out.
When it's not in the Library
--Try MOBIUS or Interlibrary Loan.
When the item you want is checked out
-- Place a recall or
order it through MOBIUS.
Designated Guest has some
special borrowing privileges.
- You can put books, articles, class notes, old tests, etc. on reserve at the Library Service Desk for short
term loan. You can also put materials on electronic reserve so
that students have 24/7 access.
support - Librarians can talk to
your classes, create Web pages, help with assignments, etc.
for the Library - See which librarian is the Collection
Development librarian for your discipline
- Submit requests for copies of articles in items from the
Library's Periodical, Reference, or Microform collections.
- A reference librarian will come to your office to help you
discover the many resources available at your fingertips.
Copyright Information for Instructors -
Truman State University's Copyright page
An Educator's Guide to Detecting
and Preventing Plagiarism
- Select up to 8 periodicals which the Library subscribes to and
receive photocopies of the tables of contents whenever the new
issues arrive in the
You may select from the
List of Current Subscriptions. You will be contacted
at the beginning
of each fall semester for changes in your choices.
Contact Susan Hamilton in
Department for more information.
EBSCO Journal alert -
Select journal titles from the various EBSCOhost databases to receive
when new issues are
added to the database. If the journals are available
you will be able to click to get the articles.
EBSCO databases allow you to store searches and then will
you by e-mail when articles that meet your search criteria
are added to the database. This
can be especially useful when
working on your thesis.
Monthly list You may
sign up to be notified by e-mail when the list of new materials
is posted on the Web.
for new titles received in the Library - Save searches to run weekly in Pickler Library's catalog. You'll be
notified by e-mail when new items match your searches.
Building Services -
about 20 services provided by Pickler Memorial Library.
Connecting to databases from home:
On campus you only need to be
connected to the University network.
Off campus you will need
to connect to the network.
- Commercial reference management software available from ITS.
Get instructions for installing it on your computer, and directions
for downloading references from the library catalog and other
Guides to resources in different subject areas
--- Selected guides to help you cite sources correctly in APA,
Chicago/Turabian, and MLA styles.
Schedule a RAP Session
---One-on-one assistance for research.
--- E-mail your questions and receive a response within 24
Call the Reference Department at 785-4051
Library Service Desk --- First floor in Pickler