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Services for Faculty and Staff

Support for Faculty during closures.

Teaching and Classroom Support for Information Literacy and Research 

Our goal is for all students to leave Moraine Valley with the ability to think critically about the information they encounter and use as they pursue a college degree, enter the workforce, and engage with their communities. The Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education describes the interconnected core concepts that students will encounter as they move through their college courses. These concepts may be addressed in the context of your classes, and the Moraine Valley librarians can work with you to develop supports for students as they grapple with these ideas and learn new information literacy skills. This may take the form of collaboration on assignments, setting up consultations with individuals or groups of students, or helping to curate readings and research guides for your course. 

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Additional Resources 

Multimedia Lab
Students have access to a number of digital content editing software like Camtasia, Photoshop, Audacity, iMovie, Windows Movie Maker, and more. They can reserve a seat here or just walk in and use open seats.

Place Items on Hold
Students, faculty, staff, and community members can request that an item be retrieved from the collection for them. Search the Library Catalog for your item & click "request it" button.
Need help? Use these hold instructions or call the info desk 708-974-5234.

Moraine Valley Book Group
Join the Discussion! Read the selected book and attend the discussion with staff, faculty and students.

Copyright and Scholarly Communication Services
The dissemination of ideas is the heart of the academic enterprise, and in support of this enterprise, the Moraine Valley Library offers the many services to promote the creation of and exchange of new ideas.

PhD & Thesis Support: Research in Community Colleges
Doing research for a graduate degree? Let us help!

Leadership and Professional Development Resources
This listing of resources was developed with the Center for Teaching & Learning staff to support leadership growth in staff and faculty.

Information Literacy Summit
Annual event at the Moraine Valley campus that brings together faculty members, librarians, and other educators to share and discuss information literacy topics.

Requesting & Ordering Materials

Chronicle of Higher Education: Online Access

Select Items for the Library's Collection

Put Items on Reserve: Fill out the reserve form and bring it to the circulation desk. Contact Circulation at (708) 974-5235. 

Classroom Aids / Enhancement Resources 

Mobile Media Lab

Copyright Resources for Faculty

Textbook Alternatives