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Embedded Librarian Program

LibrarianThe Library is pleased to offer our services as Embedded Librarians. A librarian can be added to your Canvas pages for any course and post links to library resources and relevant library instruction videos. It also allows your students direct access to a dedicated librarian to answer their research questions.

For more information visit our Embedded Librarian page.

Library Instruction

Library InstructionLibrarians are available to provide library instruction sessions (both online and in-person). These can be tailored to any subject area, course or assignment.  Just let us know what you need!  Typical sessions may cover:

  • Introduction to Library Resources
  • Research Strategies and Tips
  • Plagiarism and Citation Help

To schedule a session for your class email us at or contact your subject liaison librarian.

NOTE: Please submit requests at least one week in advance to ensure the availability of library instructors and preparation of materials.

Open Education Resources

OER Many studies show around two-thirds of students don't purchase a required textbook due to cost. It doesn't have to be this way! Open Education Resources (OER) are teaching materials that are freely accessible and openly licensed so anyone can use, adapt, remix, and share them.

The SFC library provides support for faculty who wish to replace expensive textbooks with OER. Check out our online OER guide for more info. If you need help getting started, submit a syllabus for review by one of our librarians who can give recommendations on available resources.

Library Guides

Library Guides Our collection of Library Guides organize and highlight relevant resources for particular subject areas. We also have tutorials to help students master a variety of skills and technologies.

Contact us to:

  • suggest a new Library Guide
  • suggest a recommended resource
  • request a Library Guide for a course you teach

Faculty Staff Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Every fall we host a Faculty Staff Coffee Break for faculty and staff.  It's an informal event where we provide caffeine and snacks and demo the latest library technology.  Watch for our fliers advertising the next Coffee Break!

Faculty Staff Newsletter



We send out a monthly library newsletter with the latest library news including faculty events, new databases, books and DVDs.  Check out the newsletter archive below and watch for the latest issue in your inbox!