For Faculty & Instructors

15 Top Tips for New Faculty Using Morris Library

Morris Library offers a multitude of services for SIU faculty members. Here are 15 of our favorites.

Ask A Librarian

Our librarians and staff are available to answer your questions through a variety of means.

COPE Fund (SIU Carbondale Open-Access Publishing Equity Fund)

The SIU COPE (SIU Carbondale Open-Access Publishing Equity) Fund seeks to advance the use of open access as a means of distributing the research and creative work of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale community by providing financial support to cover the fees charged for open access publication.

Distance Learning Support

If you are teaching a Southern Illinois University Carbondale distance education or off-campus program class, Morris Library staff will:

My Librarian (Liaison Librarians)

Morris Library's liaison librarians are specialists in certain fields of study and are here to help you with your research needs.

New Faculty Orientation (PDF version)

Slides from Dean Anne Cooper Moore's presentation at the 2013 New Faculty Orientation.

Proxy Accounts

A proxy relationship enables one person to pick up and check out library materials for someone else using the latter's SIU ID number.

Purchase Recommendation

Suggest that Morris Library purchase an item for its collection.

Request a Library Class

Morris Library offers course-related instruction, tours, and online materials designed to teach students about information access, evaluation and use.

Reserves for Instructors

Placing items on Reserve at Morris Library allows all students in courses to access materials while ensuring equal access and protecting the items.

Rules for Using Materials in the SCRC

Specific rules apply to researchers who wish to use materials housed in the Special Collections Research Center.

SCRC Copyright & Reproduction Information

A primary objective of Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) is to make the materials it holds and maintains as widely available as possible for purposes of advancing scholarship.

SIU COPE Fund Application

Apply for funds to offset charges for Open Access publication. Thank you for your interest in the SIU Carbondale Open-Access Publishing Equity (SIU COPE) Fund.

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