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Teaching Online - General Resources for Faculty

General Resources Overview

This guide works in conjunction with the Teaching Online - Discipline Specific Resources for Faculty guide.  Check there for suggestions by discipline and to find out who your librarian liaison is.

This guide covers access in general to resources for teaching online and addresses access by format rather than discipline. It also discusses important technical or subscription information for accessing e-resources.

The College Libraries presented a general introductory webinar at the end of May (same material presented twice) that focused on general strategies for finding electronic resources in library databases, OER (Open Education Resources) and Open Access materials.  Recordings here:

Index to the video above, so you can skip to a specific segment. Number format = minute:second
Greetings and session overview 00:20
CF Library home page chat and appointments 1:43
Three new guides 2:02
Teaching online - General Resources for Faculty 3:07
Linking and access issues  4:46
Teaching online - Disciplinary Resources 5:40
Liaisons 6:30
Search for an OER by ISBN widget 8:25
Changes to library databases 12:05
Free COVID resources 12:19
Stability of subscribed e-resources content 13:35
Potential budget cuts 14:45
Elsevier Science Direct changes 16:35
Textbooks – online and alternatives 17:08
  * Permalinks 18:12
  * List of print textbooks we have online 19:04
  * Springer textbooks searching and permalinks  19:32
  * Ebook Central searching and permalinks 23:35
Videos – Films on Demand searching and linking 27:22
Open Educational Resources (OER) 30:00
  * SUNY OER 30:50
  * Open Access and DOAJ 32:33
E-books 34:08
Chat Reference 35:07
Crane resources 36:25
Information Literacy - Overview 40:00
  * Pre-recorded videos 41:27
  * Live instruction 42:09
  * Teaching In-person  42:57
  * How to request a session 43:15
  * Book Store textbooks and financial aid 46:37
  * Library Director comments and support  48:24
  * Textbook compliance question from chat 49:53
  * Access to physical resources in the library 50:45
  * Future library services scenarios 51:35
  * We can do Zoom consultations 53:34


(note: these two webinars presented the same material, so you only need to view one.)

If you would like targeted individual or departmental level help or presentations, please contact your departmental liaison (list here).


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