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 Library by signing in to your
UConn Library Account

View & renew Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) items by logging in to your MyILLiad account
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 https://netid.uconn.edu.
Interlibrary Services
Request items – articles, books, books chapters, DVDs, etc. – from UConn’s collection and other libraries and institutions when not available in UConn’s collection.
Use Scan on Demand to request electronic delivery of chapters and articles from print resources owned by the UConn Library.

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,  help meet funder requirements, and make research easy to share.
Citation Managers
Citation management tools help organize citations to sources, collect digital files such as full text PDFs, and cite sources automatically when writing papers.
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.
Linking to eResources
Instructions for linking to the Library’s electronic resources.
Open Educational Resources (OER)
Build more equitable and customizable courses using OER, Library, and other affordable resources in your instructional materials.
Scholarly Communication
Information on fair use & copyright, author rights, and open access publishing.
Grant Funding Resources
Resources such as Pivot and the Foundation Directory Online can help find funding
opportunities from private, public, and international sources across all disciplines.
HuskyCT Integration
Embed eResources; reference help; tutorials; and guides on subjects, topics, and
research skills flexibly as modules directly into your HuskyCT course.
Plagiarism Resources
Tools and information to help prevent and detect plagiarism for both faculty and students; policies and procedures for reporting plagiarism.
Citation Metrics for Promotion & Tenure
Resources for conducting citation analysis, finding impact factors and journal rankings.
Instruction Spaces
Our Libraries offer traditional and flexible rooms 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.

Library Help

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