Library Services

Borrowing Materials
Faculty can have 300 items checked out at one time, and have a 180 day loan period renewable five times unless requested by another borrower (videos loan for 14 days).
Faculty may designate students or research assistants to check out library materials on their behalf through the Proxy Patron Program
Renewing Materials
View & renew items checked out from the UConn Libraries by logging in to your
UConn Libraries Account
View & renew Interlibrary Loan items by logging in to MyILLiad
Remote / Off Campus Access
Your NetID provides access to UConn’s licensed resources when you are off-campus. When a resource requires authentication, you will be asked to log in with your NetID. For help with your NetID, visit http://netid.uconn.edu.
For more information, or to learn how to proxy your links to share with other UConn users off-campus, go to http://lib.uconn.edu/help/technology/remote-access-system/
Document Delivery / Interlibrary Loan
Request items – articles, books, books chapters, DVDs, etc. – that UConn Libraries do not own. Information on how to request items can be found at http://lib.uconn.edu/services/document-delivery-interlibrary-loan/faq/#articleorchapter
Use Scan on Demand to request electronic delivery of chapters and articles from print resources owned by the UConn Libraries.

Research / Teaching / Learning Support

Subject Specialists and Archivists
Subject Specialist Librarians and Archivists are available for research consultations; to provide instruction and support in the use of library resources; request purchases; and as the first point of contact for all library-related inquiries.
Research Data Services
Effectively managing your research data can increase the pace of the research process, contribute to the soundness of your results, and help meet funding requirements and make research easy to share.
This online citation manager helps you organize references and automatically generates bibliographies in hundreds of citation styles.
Teaching & Learning Services
Includes tips for incorporating information literacy in assignments and ideas for alternative assignments to build students’ research skills
Course Reserves
Place personal or library materials on reserve for classes you are teaching.
Using Video & Media
Information on finding and using media in the classroom.
Open Educational Resources (OER)
Incorporating OER into coursework increases student learning by providing immediate access to high-quality customizable learning materials at no- or low-cost to students.
Scholarly Communication – Author Tool Box
Information on copyright management, author rights, institutional repositories, and licensing.
Plagiarism Resources
Tools and information to help prevent and detect plagiarism for both faculty and students; policies and procedures for reporting plagiarism.
Scholars’ Collaborative
The Scholars’ Collaborative provides expertise and assistance in development of innovative digital scholarship projects.
Classroom Spaces
The Babbidge Library offers public lecture spaces and video theaters to supplement your regular classroom space.
Research Carrels
Faculty working on research projects requiring extensive use of library materials can apply for a research carrel in the Babbidge Library. For eligibility requirements and further information, see http://carrelreserve.lib.uconn.edu/.

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