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Faculty Services

Support from the library for your courses and research

Subject liaison librarians

Each department is assigned a subject liaision who manages the book and journal fund and provides research and teaching support for that subject area. They will be happy to arrange an appointment with you. 
Subject liaison services

Library instruction & teaching support

The Libraries' teaching program consists of three elements: program/course integrated instruction; general workshops; and online instructional resources designed to help our community of users find, access, use, evaluate, and cite resources in our print and electronic collections.

Instructional sessions and classroom support

Book a librarian to visit your classroom or meet with your students online. Consult a librarian for input on designing research assignments.

What is information literacy and how can I incorporate it into my classroom?

Learn more about information skills and how they impact your students.

Online tutorials

View short video tutorials on a wide range of research- and library-related topics.

Instructional initiatives at Dal Libraries

Learn about some instructional activities involving Dal librarians.

Subject guides

Subject guides are created by librarians to assist students with disciplinary research. Find the guide for your discipline, or contact your subject liaison to request a course-specific guide.

Course reserves

The Libraries provide support for both physical and online course reserves, including copyright assistance.

Centre for Learning & Teaching

Contact the CLT for support related to teaching practices, curriculum planning, educational technologies, and institutional policies and infrastructure.

Other services

Course & Program Library Assessments

If you need a library assessment for a new/amended course or new program, your liaison librarian can help.

Distance Services

Research trip? Sabbatical? Dalhousie Libraries continue to support your work away from campus.

Document delivery for Dalhousie faculty

Need to borrow material not available at Dalhousie? The Libraries offer a document delivery (interlibrary loan) service.

Scholarly Communications

We can help with your questions about Open Access. Our institutional repository (DalSpace) satisfies the OA requirements of most funding agencies.

Research Data Management

Need help creating a data management plan, finding an appropriate repository for your open data, and preparing your data for deposit? 

Off campus access

All of the services and resources available on our website can be accessed both on-campus and off-campus.

Other Library cards (for faculty working off-campus for extended periods of time)

  • CAUL (Council of Atlantic University Libraries)
  • CURBA (Canadian University Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement)
  • OCLC (Reciprocal borrowing programme in Canada and the United States)