Services for SEAS Faculty provided by the Engineering Library
To Support your Teaching:To support student learning, the Engineering Library can
- Make presentations to your classes about information resources and strategies that can help them complete course assignments, senior design projects, etc.
- Create web-based resource pages to assist with research and completion of assignments.
- Incorporate information literacy and lifelong learning competencies into your course and assignments.
- Guide students on how to find peer-reviewed research results, and evaluate information.
- Offer discipline-specific orientations to new graduate students; Monthly seminar series Opportuni-Tea!
- Offer Workshops targeted to the Penn sci-tech researcher
- Request a Blackboard site be set up for your course
- Receive training on the Blackboard system from Amanda Chudnow, Courseware Support Librarian (215-746-2377, firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Electronic reserve materials (journal articles, book excerpts, problem set solutions, etc.) can be scanned and uploaded to your Blackboard (or non-Blackboard) course web site. Contact Doug McGee, Head of the Engineering Library (898-8170, email@example.com) for assistance.
- Put books and other materials on reserve for your students. We'll order books if Penn Library doesn't own them. Contact Revathy Iyer, Library Service Assistant (898-7266, firstname.lastname@example.org) for assistance.
To Support Your Research:E-Resources Explore our digital databases, e-journals, e-books, e-reference works, and more. Overview or Full Listing
Suggest books, journals, and other information resources for the Penn Library Collection, or simply e-mail Doug McGee with suggestions specifically for the Engineering Library
PennAlerts Journal Table of Contents Service
- You are alerted to tables of contents in new issues of your favorite journals
- SEAS faculty can then order particular articles of interest, which are delivered to your desktop
BorrowDirect+ offers "expedited interlibrary loan" services by letting you search a combined catalog and directly request books not currently available at Penn; most books arrive within 3-5 working days
Need Proxy Borrowers? Up to 5 Penn people can be designated as proxy borrowers for you. See the Faculty Proxy Borrower Registration form for details
One-on-one personalized research consultations/orientations in your office or at the library. Please contact Doug McGee, Asst. Dir. for Engineering and Physical Sciences Libraries at (215) 898-8170, email@example.com to set up an appointment.
YOUR INPUT IS WELCOMED! For more information or to suggest any new services or resources, please contact:
|Assistant Director for Engineering and Physical Sciences Libraries|