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FAQs for faculty

Can I bring my class in for a Library Instruction class?

Yes. To schedule a Library Instruction class, faculty can either call 718-482-5476 or use the online form: library.laguardia.edu/services/instruction.

Can I request laptops for my class?

Yes! Media Services has a Portable Laptop Wireless Classroom, which is available for use in the E and M buildings. The portable classroom is made up of 30 laptop computers plus one instructor presentation system (multimedia projector and wireless printer). The form to request it is here: http://library.laguardia.edu/media/portableclassroom/

Can I request the Library purchase a book or video?

Our book request form is here: http://library.laguardia.edu/services/browsingrequest

Our video request form is here: http://library.laguardia.edu/media/videopurchase/

Can I send students who need research help to the Library?

Yes! The Library offers a reference consulation service where you can meet with a Librarian one-on-one. More information can be found here: library.laguardia.edu/ask. There is also a Librarian at the Reference Desk whenever the Library is open. If your students need help starting their research or finding materials, you can always send them to the Reference Desk.

Do you offer a taping service?

Yes! Details and guidelines can be found here:http://library.laguardia.edu/media/videotaping/

How can I put material for my class on electronic reserve?

Contact librarian Chris McHale at 718-482-5426.

Details on Reserves can be found here.

How can I request an article or book from another Library be sent here?

Faculty and staff can use the Library's Interlibrary Loan Service to request books not available within CUNY and articles not available within LaGuardia. The Interlibrary Loan form can be found here: library.laguardia.edu/services/request.

How can I request media equipment, like 3D printers, projectors and DVD players, to use in my class?

You can use this form library.laguardia.edu/media/equipmentrequest/ .

What is a Library-Faculty Liaison?

Library-Faculty Liaisons work together to determine what books the Library should have in its collection. Every department has both a liaison from the department and a liaison from the Library. If you want to know who represents your department, click here.

What is the CUNY Policy on Acceptable Use of Computer Resources?

The policy can be found here: http://www.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/CIS/security/pnp/computer_policy.pdf (PDF).

You have STMs in the Library classroom. How can I get one?

STMs or Student Technology Mentors are managed by the Center for Teaching and Learning. Here is more information: www.lagcc.cuny.edu/stm/.

See also: media liaison reference taping research STM library instruction portable cuny media equipment ILL reserves ILLiad purchase e-reserves laptops