Services for Faculty and Staff | HCTC

Services for Faculty and Staff

To Request Library Instruction

Use the Instructional Session Request form to request a session for your class.

Recommend a Book, Magazine or Audiovisual

Use the Recommend a Book form to request specific resources to be added to the library s collections.

Embedded Librarian Service

The embedded librarian is a feature used to help support online, web-enhanced, or hybrid students. With the embedded librarian service, a discussion board and a reference librarian will be added to your course to monitor and respond to questions related to research, use or access to library resources, and other general questions. Faculty can build assignments for their students around the embedded librarian feature.


To request Embedded Librarian Services:


1. Faculty member contacts Evelyn Hudson (ext. 73546) to request that embedded librarian service be added to their course(s) and identifies each course.

2. Evelyn notifies Brad Roberts via email request with faculty member cc'd.

3. Brad Roberts copies embedded librarian into course(s) and adds Evelyn to course

4. Embedded Librarian and Course instructor are notified of addition into course.


Equipment is available for check out; items include projectors, CD players, easels, screens, laptops, microfilm/fiche readers, and more. Contact the Stephens Library or Lees College Campus Library for details. Faculty and staff are responsible for reserving, checking out, setting up, and returning equipment.


The LibGuides are Subject and Course guides highlight specific resources. Faculty can be granted editorial rights and are encouraged to collaborate with Librarians in creating guides.

Checking out Materials

All HCTC Faculty/Staff must have a valid library card before they may check out materials. There is a check-out limit of 10 books Faculty/Staff can keep books checked out for the entire semester. They are due on the last day of classes, before final exams.


The libraries have coin-operated black-and-white photocopiers. Copies are 10 cents each. The copiers accept coins and have a dollar bill changer. The libraries cannot make change.

Interlibrary Loan

Did you know that you may request books, copies of journal and magazine articles, etc., which are not available at the HCTC Libraries? Find out more about our Interlibrary Loan Service.

Document Delivery (Online Employees Only)

If you are working online only you are eligible to request residential delivery of library items. Visit Off Campus Delivery to learn how.

Facilities Request

To reserve the Lees College Campus Library classroom, the Stephens Library Computer Lab or Conference Room, contact Deirdre Wells at ext. 73145.