Faculty/Staff Resources

Library Instruction

  • Do your students need to find and use library resources for class assignments?
  • Are you puzzled by your students’ choices of not-so-reliable resources when doing research?

We can help!
To book any form of instruction, please fill out the library instruction request form.

Instruction options include:

  • synchronous or in-person instruction sessions
  • custom Canvas modules
  • online research guides (aka Libguides)
  • video tutorials
  • librarian embedded presence in your class
  • tours of the library collection and spaces

The Library Can Help You Teach Online!

The library has put together a How-To Guide of Library Resources to help you teach remotely. Should you have any questions, please contact your library liaison or email the reference desk at reference@bellevuecollege.edu

Library Computer Classroom- D240L (Use Without a Librarian)

The library computer classroom is available for booking using 25Live. Please note that it can only be booked with no more than 5 instructional days in advance.

Library Liaisons

Each division has a designated liaison librarian who is available to assist you with identifying resources for your courses or answering questions about how the library can partner with you.
Arts & Humanities: Michelle Schewe
BAS programs/Health Sciences: Lisa Lapointe
iBIT: Nicole Longpré
Science: Elena Maans-Lorincz
Social Science: Vacant

Plagiarism Detection (SimCheck)

eLearning currently provides support for the SimCheck plagiarism detection software. The eLearning Team can provide tips on using SimCheck, or check out their SimCheck page. Librarians can help faculty reduce plagiarism via curriculum development and other instructional tools.

Placing Material on Reserve

Use our online form to place materials on Course Reserve. If you have specific question, please view our Reserve Guidelines.

Requesting Materials for Purchase

Faculty and staff may suggest items to be added to the library collection.  Use our online form to request materials.  Alternatively, you can with a reference librarian, or contact your divisional liaison. Priority will be given to materials in agreement with the Collection Development Guidelines.

Copyright

All copied material must follow the guidelines of copyright law; start by filling out the Request for Copyright Clearance Form.

Want to learn more about copyright? Visit our copyright guide. If you have questions about copyright clearance, please contact Nicole Longpré, Acting Associate Dean of the Library via email.

Open Educational Resources

Open Education Resources (OER) provide lower cost, adaptable resources for your class. OER are:

  • Open – published under an open license to be shared for free or at a low cost
  • Educational – provide an alternative to textbooks or other class or curriculum material
  • Resources – come in a variety of formats meant to be reused and adapted

Want to learn more about OER? Visit our OER guide. If you have questions, please contact a reference librarian.

Interlibrary Loan

The library currently offers Interlibrary Loan for Bellevue College employees. If you have any questions, please contact your library liaison or a reference librarian. You can also phone a librarian at 425-564-6161.

Equipment  Delivery

During the library closure, the Media Center is not delivering equipment. If you have any questions, please contact the Media Center. View our list of Media Equipment.

How to use the Classroom Podium

Last Updated June 7, 2022