Faculty Support

Energize your research and teach more effectively with the help of your library.

Library Instruction Sessions

Librarians teach a wide array of course-embedded library sessions, ranging from general information literacy to subject specific research tools and techniques in the disciplines.

Email reference@kzoo.edu to schedule a session for your students

Suggest a Purchase

We welcome suggestions for the purchase of library materials. Suggestions will be reviewed by a librarian according to our collection priorities and policies. See Collection Services for more information about the library collection.

Put Course Readings on Reserve

You may place personal or library copies of course readings on reserve for student use each quarter. Physical items will be located behind the Circulation Desk and have restricted check out periods. Electronic reserve items will be available on a password-protected server. For assistance, contact circulation@kzoo.edu or 269-337-5731.

Printable Reserve Request Form (PDF)

Please allow 48 hours for processing Course Reserves. Course Reserves are processed 8:00am to 4:00pm Monday through Thursday, and 8:00am to noon on Friday.

Materials on course reserve must comply with copyright guidelines: https://libguides.kzoo.edu/copyright

Course Guides

A library guide presents a list of resources curated by a librarian, in cooperation with the instructor, to support student research for a particular course of discipline. Librarians create course guides upon request and visit your class to briefly explain the guide.

Email reference@kzoo.edu to request a course guide and visit

Get Help with Your Research

Librarians are available for individual consultations. Whether your research will be used in a grant-funded endeavor, in writing an article or book, or purely for your own interest, a dedicated reference librarian is standing by to assist you.

     Schedule a one-on-one meeting with a librarian

The Library also has a membership in the Center for Research Libraries and can interlibrary loan materials for you.

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