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Services for Faculty

Chronicle of Higher Education

The library has full access to The Chronicle, so you don't need to pay for an individual subscription. The link above allows you to access this content from on- and off-campus.

Access the Chronicle

Your Department Librarian

Each department has a librarian to assist with research questions, and more. 

Find your department librarian

Borrow & Renew

Learn how to find, borrow, and renew items from Penfield.

You can also designate a student assistant to check out items for you.

Borrowing information

Course Reserves

Course reserves are a great way to make your textbooks and other course readings available to students at no cost.

Put items on course reserves

Information Literacy & Instructional Support

The library can help you teach research skills and information literacy.

Instructional support options

Library Classrooms

Library classrooms can be used for meetings, events, or class visits.

Reserve a library classroom

University Impact Collections Grants

Every year, the library awards grants of up to $500 to faculty & professional staff. These grants support selection of library materials that support professional development, scholarly activity, program/course curriculum needs, or student success.

Apply for a collections grant


Many of the library's resources can be integrated into Brightspace.

Share library resources in Brightspace

Suggest a purchase

Do you have recommendations for the library collection? We'd love your suggestions.

Suggest a purchase

Your scholarly & creative work

We want to celebrate your scholarly and creative accomplishments and make your work available through the College Archives.

Learn more about our Display to Archives program

SUNY Open Access Repository (SOAR)

Want to share your publications, or student works, with a wider audience? Deposit them in SOAR!

Learn about SOAR


Learn about copyright, and suggested guidelines for using various media in your courses.

Review copyright guidelines

Open Educational Resources (OER)

Open educational resources (OER) are another great way to make course materials free to your students.

Learn more about OER

Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities

This resource includes recommendations for scholars in the areas of accounting, economics, finance, management, and marketing.

Access Cabell's