Your library aims to provide resources and support to all patrons in support of the college mission and vision, which includes a dedication to supporting faculty in their professional growth. Resource are organized below according to topic. If you would like to request a topic for inclusion in this guide, please email a librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org
The college also has access to some professional development webinars that have been offered to faculty. These webinars are now stored in Canvas. To access, visit https://sc4.instructure.com/courses/3756. When accessing for the first time, you will need to request to join.
The world of academia can be overwhelming and complex. The library has compiled resources related to the history, culture, organization, and potential future direction of higher education.
Highlighted education/teaching related journals in the library's collection. Set up email alerts to have newly released content sent straight to your inbox.
The College adheres to the Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education as written by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL):
“Information literacy is the set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued, and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning.” Association of College & Research Libraries, American Library Association
The library provides Information Literacy instruction services for courses on an as-requested basis. For more information about Information Literacy instruction services offered, visit https://esearch.sc4.edu/infolit.
For assistance with Academic Technology use and implementation, visit the Academic Technologies department page at https://esearch.sc4.edu/at
The resources listed below are recommendations for faculty interested in learning more about information literacy and technology.
The library has created a number of discipine specific resource pages that include links to content taught at St. Clair County Community College. These resources include popular academic and trade journals, videos, books, websites and information about library services offered to faculty.