Library Services for Faculty


  • Copyright in the Classroom
    Check here for information about using material in your classroom for which the library does not hold copyright permissions.
  • Electronic Reserves
    We can make excerpts of material for your courses available to your students online. Please note that in order to comply with educational fair use copyright law, the material to be digitized must be owned either by you or by the library. For more information, contact Izumi Shibasaki.
  • Interlibrary Loan Request
    The purpose of this form is for TMCC faculty and staff to request books or magazine articles not owned by any of the TMCC libraries.
  • Reserve Material for a Course
    This form enables an instructor to place material on reserve in the library for use by students in his or her class. The material may belong to the library or to the instructor and will made available to students according to the information indicated by the instructor on the form.
  • Reserve Video(s) for a Course
    This form enables an instructor to place a hold on a video owned by the library that he or she wishes to show during a particular class period, ensuring that it will be available and not checked out to another person during that time.

Assessment Resources

See Also: TMCC Student Learning Outcomes and Assessment

These articles and books are recommended to TMCC faculty and staff who are engaged in assessment activities at the college. The books are on 3–day Reserve at the library circulation desk.

Note: For off-campus access, please contact us to get the EBSCO login and password

Assessment Articles

Books on 3-Day Reserve at the Library

  • Assessment clear and simple: a practical guide for institutions, departments, and general education
  • Assessment for excellence: the philosophy and practice of assessment and evaluation in higher education
  • Assessment in practice: putting principles to work on college campuses
  • Assessing students' learning
  • Building a scholarship of assessment
  • Departmental guide and record book for student outcomes assessment and institutional effectiveness
  • Designing and assessing courses and curricula: a practical guide
  • Effective grading: a tool for learning and assessment
  • Knowing what students know: the science and design of educational assessment
  • Practitioner's handbook for institutional effectiveness and student outcomes assessment implementation

Library Instruction

Instructors can help students develop research skills by bringing their classes in for instruction. These sessions may include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstration and hands-on use of the library's electronic and/or print resources.
  • Discussion and demonstration of library resources targeted at specific disciplines.
  • An overview of the library's physical layout and general research resources.

To schedule a library instruction session, please contact us.

Requesting New Material

Instructors may make suggestions for additions to the library's collection. To recommend new material for purchase, please contact the librarian indicated by subject in the list below.

Library of CongressSubjectLibrary Contact
A & Z Reference Material Any Librarian
B Philosophy, Psychology, Religion
C, D, E, F History and auxiliary history sciences
CC Archaeology
G Geography, Anthropology, Recreation
H – HJ Economics & Public Finance
HM – HS Sociology
HT – HV Criminology & Race
HX Socialism & Communism
J Political Science
K Law
L Education
M Music
N Fine Arts
P Language, Literature and Communications
Q Science
R Medicine
S Agriculture, Veterinary Technician
T Technology, Culinary, Automotive
U Military Science
V Naval Science

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Calendar of Events

SGA Finance Committee Meeting

Friday, October 17
RDMT 122, Dandini Campus

Nursing Faculty Meeting

Friday, October 17
RDMT 255, Dandini Campus