Penfield Library provides a range of services for faculty & staff, to help support student success and learning. We look forward to working with you!

Popular services & resources

Access The 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.

Find your librarian team

Each department has a team of librarians to assist with research questions, teach library research and information literacy, and more.

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.

Put items on course reserves

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

Request library instruction

Did you know that library instruction has a positive impact on student learning and retention? Librarians can teach your students how to become more confident researchers.

Reserve library classroom

Reserve a library classroom for a meeting, event, or class visit.

Share library resources in Brightspace

Learn how to integrate the library's online resources into your course in Brightspace.

Request the library purchase something

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

Let us know about your scholarly & creative work!

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

Review copyright guidelines

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

Learn about open educational resources

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

Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities

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