Faculty Resources & Services
The Library strives to purchase resources in various formats to support students, faculty, and the programs offered at the College. Students, faculty or staff are encouraged to suggest resources for the Library, please begin by contacting your subject specific liaison or submit this
collection development form.
Library Policy 6.2.1 Library Collection Development and Management Policy
The Library provides copyright clearance for materials used in the classroom and will answer any of your copyright questions. Email Elizabeth Grasdal or call 250-489-2751 x.3407.
We are happy to help you with library research for your teaching, research, and professional development needs. Visit the Reference Desk @ the Library, send an email, or call 250-489-8292 or
Provide students with access to course-related, print materials or audio-visual materials by placing items on reserve at the library’s circulation desk. Print materials may include books, copyright cleared articles, instructor’s personal materials and materials which fall under the Fair Dealing Guidelines or Print and Digital Copying Guidelines.
Please complete the Reserve Request form and submit the resources with the form to Sue Morin at the Library.
The Library has laptops and audio-visual equipment that are available for students, staff and faculty to borrow. For more information contact the Circulation Desk by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 250-489-8294 or x.3294.
Information literacy forms the basis for lifelong learning.
Standards and learning outcomes endorsed by the Association of College & Research Libraries provide the foundation for creating and assessing workshops, instructional sessions, and programs delivering exemplary information literacy instruction.
To schedule an ILSD workshop send Reference Desk an email or call 250-489-2751 x.3292.
College of the Rockies students and employees can borrow materials from participating colleges and universities in B.C.
Your Staff ID card, obtained through the Library, also acts as your Library card.
To obtain a Staff ID card visit the Library with confirmation of employment, or an email to the email@example.com from your department head stating your start/end date, as well as employment number. Staff cards are valid for three years or until your term has ended.
The Library now provides access to Lynda.com, an online subscription library that teaches the latest software tools and skills through high-quality instructional videos. Tutorials are available for more than 1300 software programs.
Open access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions.
A guide to Aboriginal/Indigenous readings in a variety of disciplines, supporting teaching and learning.