The Library strives to purchase resources in various formats to support students, faculty, and the programs offered at the College. Students, faculty or staff are encouraged to suggest resources for the Library, please begin by contacting your subject specific liaison or submit a collection development form.
Library Policy 6.2.1 Library Collection Development and Management Policy
Email Research Help Desk
- Computer Programs
- General Reference
- Office Administration Programs
Email Jody Mendenhall
- Health Programs – BSN; Practical Nursing; Health Care Assistant; Dental Assistant
- University Arts & Sciences
Email Lindsay Newton
- Business Programs
- Tourism Programs
Email Suzanne Morin
- Indigenous Studies
- Child, Youth and Family Studies: Aboriginal Education Support Worker, Early Childhood Education (ECE); Education Assistant (EA); Human Service Worker (HSW)
- Satellite Campuses
- UVic Teacher Education Program
Email Cortney Newton
- Trade Programs
- Cook Training
- Fire Services Training
- Access Education/Upgrading
The Library provides copyright clearance for materials used in the classroom and will answer any of your copyright questions.
View Copyright Services for Faculty page
We are happy to help you with library research for your teaching, research, and professional development needs. Contact Research Help at the Library.
Provide students with equitable access to limited course-related materials by placing items on reserve at the library’s circulation desk. Print materials may include books, copyright cleared articles, instructor’s personal materials and materials which fall under the Fair Dealing Guidelines or Print and Digital Copying Guidelines. The Library cannot accept responsibility for lost or damaged personal materials.
Please complete the Reserve Request form and submit the resources and form to the Library.
The Library has audio-visual equipment available for faculty to borrow. For more information contact the Circulation Desk.
Information Literacy Skills Development Workshops (ILSD)
Information literacy forms the basis for lifelong learning. This guide introduces faculty to definitions, issues, resources, librarian-supported workshops and instructional sessions.
Standards and learning outcomes endorsed by the Association of College & Research Libraries provide the foundation for creating and assessing workshops, instructional sessions, and programs delivering exemplary information literacy instruction.
To schedule an ILSD workshop contact the College’s Librarian.
Items not available at the Library may be borrowed or photocopied from other libraries. Search the Illume catalogue to submit your request or contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
College of the Rockies students and employees can borrow materials from participating colleges and universities in B.C.
Library Card for Faculty & Staff
Your College Staff ID card obtained through the Library also acts as your Library card.
To obtain a Staff ID card, complete the online form below or visit the Library with confirmation of employment, or send an email to email@example.com providing your start/end date, your employment number, and name of your department head. Staff cards are valid for three years or until your term has ended.
Please note that you must login with your COTR Outlook email address to use the online request form – you may also need to clear your cache/cookies (or use a private/ incognito window).
Open access (OA) literature is digital, online, free of charge, and free of most copyright and licensing restrictions.
Resources for Indigenous Studies