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Library Instruction Session (LIS)

We offer Library Instruction Sessions (LIS) tailored to your class, generally scheduled during your class meeting time. To schedule one, please complete the LIS Request Form by clicking on the link below. The LIS takes place

  • on the second floor of the library in the LLRC building, room # 223 unless otherwise requested
  • online, through a synchronous Zoom session

LIS Request Form 


Library Success Tour (LST) (Counseling Dept.)

This is a non-specific research assignment based library tour focusing on student success, research sources, and career support. It will begin in the LLRC lobby as a walking tour and end in the library classroom with an interactive computer demo (LLRC #223). 

Library Success Tour Form


Zero Textbook Cost & Low Cost Textbook Classes

Access to free and low cost learning materials in various formats. View the guide for more information.

A Guide to Zero Textbook Cost (OER) & Low Cost Textbook Classes

A Student Guide to Registering for Zero Textbook Cost & Low Cost Textbook Classes


PrepSTEP & Canvas

This guide will educate you on the contents and benefits of PrepSTEP, along with providing the steps to integrate within Canvas for your course.

PrepSTEP & Canvas Guide


Research Guides

We offer Subject Guides for each discipline in order for students to effectively conduct research.

  • If you would like a Course Guide for your class to appear within your disciplines Subject Guide please email your assignment to 
  • If you would like specific information to appear on your Course Guide, please submit the Course Guide Request form and email your assignment to 

Course Guide Request

Example Course Guide


Reserve Materials

The Library does not purchase textbooks.

Many instructors lend a copy of the current semester's text or an acceptable earlier edition for student use in the library. 

If you would like to participate in this service, please complete the Course Reserve Request form.

Checkout periods may be designated from 2 hours to 3 days.

Library Reserve Request Form


Special Programs & Services (SPS)

Students may submit this form to request accessibility for a library item. 

The item will be emailed to the student in PDF format within 24 hours.  

Accessibility Request Form



Canvas has many practical alternatives to Course Reserves. Check out their FAQ to learn more.


Suggest a Purchase

The library invites faculty, staff, and students to use this form to recommend books and other materials to add to our library collection. Every request will be considered.

Suggest a Purchase