Watch this short video introduction to the Twin Cities Campus Library. You'll learn about the library, our staff, and how we can help you and your students.
Librarians are available to provide brief library orientations and more in-depth, course-integrated instruction. For distant cohorts, librarians can provide instruction through webinars. Visit our Library Instruction page for more information.
eBrarian is Twin Cities Library's instructional program that teaches students how to find, evaluate, and use information. Students in research-intensive courses learn from interactive learning modules, discussion board reflections, and peer feedback. Visit our eBrarian 101 page for more information.
Enhance your course content using Blackboard and Library resources. Learn how to find and embed librarian-recommended online videos, podcasts, and technology tools into your Blackboard page for your students to view anytime, anywhere.
Faculty and staff may consult librarians on questions regarding copyright. Click here for an overview of copyright in academia, answers to frequently asked copyright questions, and copyright and Blackboard scenarios.
Instructors may place print articles and books on reserve for student use for the duration of one semester. For more information, please see the reserves page.
Faculty members may also reserve videos, assessment tests, and any other library material for certain dates during a semester. Requests should be made using the online video reservation form.
In collaboration with the SMU Faculty Development Committee, TC Library offers workshops specifically for faculty members. Click here to find out more information.
View tutorials created for faculty members, including finding print and online materials for your class, managing your library account, setting up webinars, and embedding videos and article links into your Blackboard page.
Your ID card contains your 14-digit library barcode number which you can use to check out materials from SMU Twin Cities Library and affiliated libraries and to order Interlibrary Loan materials. Faculty members are not automatically provided with ID cards, but requesting one is free. Learn how to request an ID card here.
Faculty members are welcome to suggest purchases for the Library.
Contact your librarian for library instruction, copyright questions, help finding supporting materials, or other research needs.