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Faculty Support: About the Library

A guide for current and new faculty.

The Library

Check Out These Resources!

Kirtland Library

Kirtland's Library has a large collection of:

  • fiction and non-fiction books, audio books and ebooks.
  • DVDs for students, faculty and staff.
  • print periodicals for pleasure reading and online databases to help you find scholarly journals.
  • grant information resources found in our Library Guides.

Faculty and staff are able to check out laptops, iPads, digital or video cameras or a MiFi box for the weekend (or longer in some cases).

Books, Articles, Multimedia, and more!

Resources to Share with Students

Calculators

The library has a limited number of TI-84 calculators available for student check out.  To borrow items, a student must have a library application on file and her/his current Kirtland student ID with him/her.

Great Library Quote....

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"My parents, and librarians along the way, taught me about the space between words; about the margins, where so many juicy moments of life and spirit and friendship could be found. In a library, you could find miracles and truth and you might find something that would make you laugh so hard that you get shushed, in the friendliest way."             - Anne Lamott

Off-Campus Access

Not on Campus?  No Problem!

Kirtland's Library provides access to materials for off-campus students and faculty through:

  • 24/7 access to e-resources
    • OverDrive requires a library account and library issued PIN.  
    • NoodleTools requires the creation of a NoodleTools account through the Kirtland Library web page. 
    • All other e-resources are open or available using single sign-on
  • an online library application. The link to the application can be found on the library's web page
  • the U.S. mail. We will mail requested library materials to students who are taking courses online. Please contact the Library for more information at library@kirtland.edu

For more information contact library staff or see the Library FAQs guide.

Kirtland Library Introduction Videos

The Kirtland Library (1:42) Kirtland Library Study Rooms (1:16) Introduction to Library Resources (7:15)

Library Staff

Our Staff

Deb Shumaker
Director of Library and Tutoring
(989) 275-5000, ext. 235
deb.shumaker@kirtland.edu

Judy Norris
Reference Librarian
(989) 275-5000, ext. 246
library@kirtland.edu

Becky Kiessel
Library/Tutoring Support Specialist
(989) 275-5000, ext. 340
becky.kiessel@kirtland.edu