Faculty Support

Contents

Library Liaison Information by Department

Collection Development Program

Faculty Request Form

Library Collections & Interlibrary Loans

Space & Technology

TexShare

 

Library Liaison Information by Department

Robyn Millar (rmillar@odessa.edu) is the Library Liaison for the following departments: School of Health Science with STEM (all departments) and Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Engineering, Occupational Safety & Environmental Technology.

Mallory Sanchez (mlsanchez@odessa.edu) is the Library Liaison for the following departments: School of Liberal Arts & Education with STEM (all departments) and Automation, Automotive Technology, Business Professions, Computer Science, Paralegal Studies, Physics and Welding.

 

Collection Development Program

The LRC realizes that faculty and staff input is essential in developing well-rounded collections and encourages full participation in this area. Deans and Department Chairs can consult with the appropriate Library Liaison to determine the resource needs of the department. All new requests and recommendations are evaluated and considered based on budget availability.

 

Faculty Request Form

Faculty can request an array of services from Student Learning Resources, including personalized academic workshops, library presentations, LRC tours, tutoring presentations and space reservations. Click here to access the Faculty Request Form.

 

Library Collections & Interlibrary Loans

The LRC has a wide variety of print and electronic resources available to OC students, faculty, and staff.

Interlibrary Loan Form

 

Print Collections

  • Academic, leisure, young adult, children's print books;
  • Popular magazines;
  • DVD films and CD audiobook collections 

Electronic Collections

  • E-books and databases with full-text articles
  • Streaming video (Films on Demand, Academic Video Online)
  • Learning Express Library
  • Streaming music (Naxos Music)

The LRC can request items not available in the collection via Interlibrary Loan (ILL). To submit an ILL Request, please submit an Interlibrary Loan Form.

 

Space & Technology Available

The LRC is equipped with the following space and technology to student, faculty, staff and community use:

  • Keith Learning Lab (24 computers)- Reservation Required
  • Events Room (capacity: 24)- Reservation Required
  • Learning Spaces (3)
  • Learning Quads (5)
  • Computers (15)- Lobby
  • Headsets (6)- Check-out Required
  • Laptops (8)- Check-out Required
  • iPads (27)- Check-out Require

TexShare Card Program

The LRC participates in the TexShare card program. The TexShare libraries have agreed to extend free reciprocal borrowing privileges to each institution's faculty, students and staff, in an effort to provide direct access to materials that are not available at the home institution. A list of participating institutions and their policies can be viewed on the Internet at https://www.tsl.state.tx.us/texshare/cardpage.html. The card must be obtained from your home library before going to the lending library. For more information, contact the LRC, ext. 6640.

 

 


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