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Faculty Support: Faculty FAQs

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FAQs

About

Only FAQs specific to Faculty are posted on the Faculty FAQ Page. FAQs relevant to all users, including student users, are posted on the Library FAQ Page.

NOTE: Some answers link to documents on Sharepoint (the AU Intranet) and can only be accessed by authorized users.

Questions

Answers to these questions are noted in the drop down menu located under the Frequently Asked Questions Tab above.

BUDGET

  1. How do I find out how much departmental money I have? Budgeted? Expended? Balance?
  2. Can you explain the DeptBud Report?
  3. Can I spend periodical money on books or vice versus?
  4. Can I add a new periodical or database this year?

CITING SOURCES

  1. What Citation style do I use?
  2. Who is in charge of teaching students proper APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, NLM, etc. styles.
  3. How will the library support me in this task?
  4. Is there any software available to help?

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT

  1. What is Collection Development and how do I do it?
  2. How do I order a book or video?
  3. How do I order an eBook?
  4. What is an ISBN?
  5. How do I order a periodical?
  6. How do I order a database?
  7. How do I check the status of a book or video order?
  8. How do I use Choice Reviews?
  9. Choosing a format. Book or eBook? DVD or Streaming Video?

COPYRIGHT

  1. How do I teach my students about Plagiarism, Copyright, and Citing Sources?
  2. I have a question about copyright.

FACILITIES

  1. How can I reserve a room in the Thrift Library Building?

RESEARCH GUIDES

  1. What are Research Guides?
  2. Can one be created for my class or major?
  3. Are Research Guides suited for use with online classes?
  4. Can I make a Research Guide?

LIBRARY REPORTS

  1. How do I get to the library’s reports located on the AU Intranet?
  2. The AU Intranet won’t let me in. What do I do?
  3. Is there an FAQ for using the AU Intranet?

ORIENTATIONS

  1. How do I schedule a library orientation?
  2. Who do I contact to schedule a Freshmen Orientation?
  3. Can the library do orientations online?

 PLAGIARISM, COPYRIGHT, AND CITING SOURCES

  1. How can I prevent plagiarism?
  2. What do I do if I detect and act of plagiarism?
  3. What is Turnitin.com and how do I use it?
  4. How do I teach my students about Plagiarism, Copyright, and Citing Sources?

RESERVATIONS (Facilities)

  1. How can I reserve a room in the Thrift Library Building?

RESERVE

  1. How do I place an item on Reserve?
  2. How can I know what I have on Reserve?
  3. What are the rules regarding copyright as they apply to Reserve?
  4. How do I know if my students are using my reserve materials?
  5. Is Online Reserve available?

Got a question not listed here? Contact the LibGuide owner, noted in the box to the right.