Locate textbooks and course materials on reserve at the library. These items can be checked out for use within the library. Request textbooks through the Reserve form by clicking on the Course Reserves link.
E-Reserves is an electronic reserves software program that enables students to access selected scanned course readings. These selections can include book chapters, journal articles and print or visual materials that are not available online or in accessible formats for faculty to use as required class readings. E-Reserve is not intended to be used for materials that The College of Staten Island Library already has electronically.
OER are free, openly licensed teaching, learning, and research materials. Learn more about OER in this comprehensive guide, or you can contact OER Coordinator Prof. Christina Boyle at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This brief video explains how to link to articles found in the Library's databases (peer-reviewed, magazine, and newspaper articles, as well as ebooks) so that students can access these resources from off-campus.)
The library offers instruction on effective use of its book and article collections through effective database search strategies and information literacy techniques. Our instruction sessions are tailored to students' research assignments and directly support faculty curriculum. To request instruction, please fill in an Instruction Request form.
Librarians can create subject or course-specific resource guides for your students. These guides are a helpful way of pointing your students to appropriate sources from the library and the open web. You can browse a list of our current subject or course guides here, or contact a subject librarian to collaborate on creating a custom guide for your class or subject area.
CUNY Academic Works is CUNY's open access institutional repository dedicated to collecting and providing access to the research, scholarship and creative work of the City University of New York. In service to CUNY’s mission as a public university, content in Academic Works is freely available to all. For more information or for help uploading your publications to Academic Works, please contact Prof. Christina Boyle at: email@example.com.
Faculty members may suggest monographs and DVD media materials for library purchase by completing the Library Materials Request Form. If you have questions about Library Acquisitions, please contact Prof. Kerry Falloon at Kerry.Falloon@csi.cuny.edu. To suggest subscriptions to databases and e-journals, please contact the library liaison for your department and the Electronic Resources Librarian, Prof. Christine McEvilly at Christine.McEvilly@csi.cuny.edu. To recommend a streaming video for viewing in your classes, please request the video from the library prior to the beginning of each semester using the library's Video Request Form.
Librarians can assist you to locate books, articles, and other materials for your courses and/or research. For assistance locating materials, contact Prof. Maureen Garvey at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Faculty may also contact the library liaison for the their department.