Munday Library

Library Help Center

Academic Support Services for Faculty

Last Updated: Aug 31, 2017 11:32AM CDT

Quick links: Munday Library Collections | Research Assistance | Library Instruction | Library Reserves and Copyright | Data Management Services | Library Facilities | Archives | Center for Teaching Excellence | Faculty Resource Center | Digital Media Center | Writing Center

Learn about campus resources and services for all St. Edward's University faculty.

The Munday Library

The Munday Library has a number of resources specifically designed to support teaching and learning. Visit the Library in person or online and explore our

Collections:

  • Discovery: The library has a search engine that searches most all databases at once. 
  • Collections: the library has about 70,000 print books and 200,000 e-books. The library provides access to over 100 databases containing articles, streaming videos and other resources. The list of databases is available here.
  • Suggest a purchase: If you would like to suggest a purchase or you need additional resources please fill out this form.
  • Interlibrary Loan:  Make an interlibrary loan request to borrow a books or articles that the Library does not have. The library provides ILL free of charge for faculty and students. See request form here.
  • TexShare: The library is a member of a state-wide consortium of libraries, called TexShare. You need to fill out this card prior to gaining borrower privileges at the partner institutions.

Research Assistance:

  • The library provides assistance to faculty and students, by phone (512) 416-5869, Chat or in-person. The Chat link appear on the library’s website. There is no need to schedule appointments.
  • ​Check out the Digital Media Center's equipment at the Library Information Desk, including DSLRs and video cameras can be checked-out at the library information desk.  
  • Library Instruction:
  • The library provides instruction sessions on Information Literacy concepts on request

Reserves and Copyright Resources:

  • Posting content on Canvas: Faculty can post digital items and links from the library collection on Canvas. See instructions.
  • Course Reserves: The library will manage course reserves for faculty. All you need to do is fill out this form.
  • Copyright Resources: The library maintains an article about copyright resources for faculty. 

Data Management Services:

  • The library provides data management consultation and services to faculty projects, including storage, processing, visualization, data management plans, and web site design. Please direct your inquiries to Casey Gibbs, Digital Services Manager, at rgibbs@stedwards.edu. 

Facilities:

  • Group Study Rooms:The library has 15 rooms for groups of 4-6. They can be reserved.
  • Computers: Use one of the 150 computers available for students, staff, and faculty.
  • Print for free (black and white only; for color printing, contact the Copy Center.
  • Use the quiet study areas available on first and second floor
  • Digital Media Center and Writing Center are co-located services in the library.
  • Global Digital Classrooms: GDCs in the Munday Library provide students, faculty and staff real-time, HD-quality video conferencing capabilities

Archives:

The Center for Teaching Excellence (located in Premont Hall 101)

  • Consultations and observations for individual instructors
  • Programs for departments and schools
  • Learning communities and reading groups
  • Peer-to-peer teaching exchange
  • Workshops, seminars, and faculty circles
  • Orientations and support for new faculty
  • Awards for outstanding teaching
  • Resources, including the CTE library, website, and blog
     

Faculty Resource Center (located in Premont Hall 110)

The Faculty Resource Center (FRC) assists faculty with technical and instructional design needs. Development of classroom materials from consultation to production is available. Assistance with integrating technologies into courses, multimedia project development and using the Internet in education are primary focuses of the FRC personnel. The FRC facilities houses high-end technologies which includes 7 iMac workstations with dual boot OS X and Windows 7, flatbed & film scanners, audio and video editing equipment, B&W laser. Faculty have access to the FRC 24 hours/seven days a week with the use of their SEU ID. Staffing hours are 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, Monday - Friday.

The Digital Media Center (located in the Munday Library)

The Digital Media Center (DMC) supports the creation and use of digital media in education, scholarship and creative expression. We provide a learning space for in-person consultation and online resources for digital media, including audio, video, images and interactive media.

The Writing Center (located in the Munday Library)

The faculty and professional writers at the Writing Center are available to help faculty in all disciplines with their own writing projects, crafting writing assignments, and encouraging their students to utilize the Writing Center. For more information, visit the Faculty page on the Writing Center website or email writingcenter@stedwards.edu.

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