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Mahoney Library serves the research and information needs of the entire campus community. Please call on us if you have difficulty finding the sources that you need. Our Interlibrary Borrowing service is available for faculty and staff use.

Developing Student Research Skills

Bring your class to the library or invite a librarian to come to you to give your students a head start on research. We cover databases and online research, evaluating sources, finding peer-reviewed journal articles, searching the web, citations, and more.

Library Workshops

  • Request Form for Library Instruction
    To schedule an information literacy session for your class, either in the library or in your classroom, please use the request form above. Topics of instruction can be general research, specific databases and resources, and Zotero.

    Requests must be submitted at least two (2) weeks in advance and are met on a first come, first serve basis. Faculty attendance and participation is required.

    The library's Reference classroom, located in the back of the Reference/Periodicals room, accommodates approximately 24 people (20 people with laptops).

Academic Book Reviews

  • Choice Reviews
    Choice has become the go-to source for those seeking worthwhile new titles for their collection. The publication offers approximately 600 reviews every month, identifying the best new books and digital content in academia.

Learning Support Resources

Course Reserves

Place course reading or study materials on reserve at the library. These may be library-owned books or DVDs, or your own personal copy of a textbook, article, or DVD.

Add Reserve Materials for your Course

Proquest Ebook Central

Proquest's Ebook Central is a collection of over 125,000 scholarly ebooks from leading publishers, making an ideal foundation for a university ebook collection.

Browse Collection

Streaming Video

Films on Demand provides thousands of educational videos, each made up of 3-5 minute clips. Great for augmenting classroom or online learning, it can be accessed on or off campus.

Create a Video Playlist


The library provides training and support for student and faculty users of Zotero, a citation management tool that can help you keep citation information organized and generate a bibliography.

Organize, Format & Share Citations

Professional Reading

Faculty Development

Mahoney library holds a number of print resources aimed at improving teaching and better reaching out to students. Topics include general education, learning communities, retention, the flipped classroom, online teaching, cooperative learning, ePortfolios, peer mentoring programs, multiculturalism, academic advising, mental health, and many others.