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Faculty Services & Resources

This page is intended to acquaint you with the suites of services available to faculty. Take advantage of resources and services listed and offer your suggestions for how we can better assist you and your students. If you have questions or comments please

library hacks

Want to view a specific resource or URL while off-campus?

Create a Permanent URL with our EZProxy prefix and install the EZproxy Bookmarklet, for your browser and tablets.

library instruction options

Instruction: face to face or online

Request an instruction session with a librarian.  Your class can come to the library, a librarian can come to you, or you can arrange for an online session.  Topics can range from general use of library services to in-depth subject searching, information literacy and more. Learn more about course-integrated library instruction. Learn more about the instruction program...


Course & Assignment Guides

Interested in a Librarian-curated and created guide for your course?

Need help developing step-by-step instructions for your student's research or an assignment?  We can do that!  

Browse through our collection of existing course and assignment guides for examples, and contact your liaison for more information.  

course reserves & e-textbooks

Course Reserves

Request items to be put on reserve for your class.  Books and media can be held for limited check out times, and articles can be put on e-reserve for 24/7 access for your students.


Electronic Textbooks

FIU Libraries support initiatives for electronic/e/digital textbooks. See links below for more information.

Some of the Benefits of Open Access Textbooks include:

  • Reduce Costs for Students 
  • Improve Access
  • Flexibility
  • Update content in Real Time
  • Open License allows for adopting text to course needs
  • Future Trend

copyright & fair use

Find information about how copyright affects your teaching materials and how to comply with the law.  Or view the Library's Copyright Policy.

using films and images in your classes

Always check copyright information!
Remember to check your images and films, wherever you find them, for permissions and limitations of use. 


Request an Audiovisual Item for Classroom Use

Use the A/V Request Form to borrow items for in-class viewing.