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The Library has limited operations this fall. Visit our Return to Operations guide for information on available services.
Please Ask Us!, email library@nwacc.edu, or text 479-802-0570 if you need assistance.

Overview

The NWACC Library is dedicated to meeting the instructional and information needs of NWACC's faculty and staff. We appreciate comments, suggestions, and purchase recommendations via our online form or in conversation with your dedicated Library Liaison.

Our Information Literacy Guide for Faculty outlines the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education and how we can help you incorporate it into your classes.

Please share any additional feedback using our comments form or contact Gwen Dobbs, Library Director, at 479-619-4245 or gdobbs@nwacc.edu

Faculty Support Programs

Information Literacy & Library Instruction

Our faculty guide to information literacy provides best practices and tips for incorporating information literacy into your class. Additionally, our librarians provide customized information literacy instruction across the curriculum. Schedule a library instruction session, and we'll work with you to teach your students to effectively locate, evaluate, and use information.

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Embedded Librarian

Librarians will work with you to integrate library/database/research help directly into your online courses. Fill out this form to request an embedded librarian. It requires very little time from faculty to set up.

Library Tours and General Orientation

Unavailable in Fall 2020

Request a tour of and/or general orientation to the library for your students or group. This is best held within the first 3-4 weeks of the semester. 

Subject Liaisons

Our librarians serve as subject liaisons to academic departments across the college. In this role, they help faculty maximize their use of the library and select and purchase books, multimedia materials, and other items in their assigned subject areas.

Canvas Content (Curriculum Builder)

A wide array of library content is ready to be customized for your course. 

  • Within Canvas one can use the Curriculum Builder external tool named - NWACC Library Reading List. This tool allows to search "Search Everything" that NWACC Library subscribes from within the Canvas and create a reading list to support your course requirements like assignment readings, chapters, videos, documentaries, etc. Simply add the desired search results to an identified "reading list" with few clicks. Check this handout for more information on how to use this external tool and if you have any questions please write to nlakshmana@nwacc.edu.

Streaming Media

Click here to get a list of streaming films which the library has licensed with respective expiry dates. If you want to request the library to purchase a new streaming content license for your course please fill this form - http://nwacc.libsurveys.com/streaming

Library Classroom: BH 1208

Unavailable in Fall 2020

Do you need a computer-equipped classroom for your students to research and work on assignments? Reservations can be made one week in advance

NOTE: If we are unable to accommodate your request:

  • Distance Learning has a computer classroom with 30 student computers and an instructor computer. Email Distance Learning for inquiries on its availability and policies.
  • Communications & Arts also has a small lab with 10 student computers, an instructor computer, and a printer. Email Sue Maib for inquiries on its availability and policies. 
  • Stephen Blagg in Special Events may be able to find a computer lab in NCPT or Shewmaker, as well

Chronicle of Higher Education and New York Times

Create an account using your NWACC email address by following our simple instructions and get full text access from any device, any where courtesy of the Library's subscription.

Finding Journal Titles

If you want to know if the Library has a specific journal title in our collection, use our Journals By Title search tool. It will link you to online full-text when available.

Multimedia Equipment and Services

Lights, camera, action! A variety of cameras, recorders, microphones, and lights are available for 7-day checkout by faculty & staff. Production and post-production equipment and software is also available for use in the library. In addition, we also providing training in their use.

A Librarian is Online Ready to Help!

Workshop Materials

Find the slides and wheel game used in the 4/15/20 workshop here.


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