Faculty Resources

In-Person Library Orientations
  • Faculty members may schedule a library orientation during which a librarian meets with you and your class to discuss resources available at West Hills College Lemoore.
  • Orientations can take place in your classroom OR in a computer lab in the Learning Resource Center.
  • Orientations include:
    • General instruction and demonstration of print as well as online resources.
    • Assignment specific instruction and demonstration of print as well as online resources.
  • Email ask@westhillscollege.libanswers.com to schedule an orientation date and time on the Lemoore campus.

Virtual Library Orientation

  • For those who do not have time in their classes for an in-person library orientation, the Virtual Library Orientation allows students to become familiar with library resources on their own time.
  • Grade and proof of completion provided at the end for students to provide to their instructors.
    • Can be used as a component to your course OR
    • Can be used as extra credit
Guidelines for Placing Materials on Library Reserve
  • Reserve items are placed in a closed stack area and are given two hour checkout periods so that everyone in a course has the opportunity to use them.
  • Print books, DVDs or computer applications, and other non-print items can be placed on Reserve.
  • Submit the Faculty Request Form - Reserves to request materials to be placed on Reserve.
Recommendations for Purchase
  • Faculty members are encouraged to recommend book or non-print titles for the general collection.
  • Usually, materials that reflect the college curriculum are given priority.
  • Email your purchase request to ask@westhillscollege.libanswers.com