Alvernia's Franco Library
What can the library do for you?
- Provide your students/classes with information literacy sessions that will prepare them for research
- Place resources & materials on Reserve for your courses
- Help you to create effective assignments that utilize library resources
- Collaborate with you on Collection Development in the library that our resources fit your research & curriculum needs
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Resources Available to You
Gain access to scholarly online research tools on campus & remotely at: http://alvernia.libguides.com/databases
Books, CDs, & DVDs
Check out books, CDs, and DVDs with your Student ID. Popular titles are available as well as scholarly resources for classes. If there is a title you'd like to use for class, consult your liaison librarian in order to obtain a copy for the library's collection.
Browse our popular movie titles on our Pinterest board.
Research Guides & Video Tutorials
Need resources to use in class with your students? Our website has online research guides & video tutorials to help your students at: http://alvernia.libguides.com/
Check out our YouTube page for our collection of video tutorials.
Services Available to You
Librarians are at the library to help you with your research needs! Email, chat, and in person reference help is available at the Franco Library or online at: http://www.alvernia.edu/library/
Have a specific topic that you or your students are researching but the library doesn't have materials? Need a DVD to use in class? Contact your liaison librarian to request a purchase for the library's collection.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
Ask a Librarian if you need help!
Information Literacy Sessions
With the vast array of growing information each year, it has become vital that students develop comprehensive information literacy skills in order to become lifelong learners. This is where librarians can aid you in educating Alvernia's students.
Contact the Reference and Instruction Librarian to schedule a class.
Books, articles, & DVDs can be placed on reserve for student use in the library. Faculty should complete a Reserve Materials Form for each item.
Create a list of electronic reserve items for students within your Blackboard course page.
For questions about reserves contact the Systems Librarian.