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The library offers a range of resources and services to support faculty and to achieve the College’s academic mission.

Librarians can help you and your students achieve their research needs with services including library instruction, course reserves, database access, e-resources, and more.

Teaching Resources

Library Instruction

We can teach your students how to use our resources with in-class instruction or by individual appointment.

Self-Directed Learning Modules

We can create learning objects (such as instructional screencasts) that can be embedded into Moodle allowing students to learn research skills while completing an assignment.

Spartan Search

This tool searches across our collection and can be placed in Moodle to provide easy access to the library collection. We can also adjust the Spartan Search tool for your class to limit the search to academic disciplines relevant to your class or assignment.

Course Reserves

Place your class materials on reserve in the library.

Proquest Refworks

Use Proquest Refworks (formerly known as Proquest Flow) to create a linked reading list to share with your students. Link directly to articles in library databases or to web pages and avoid copyright issues. 

Kanopy Streaming Videos

Multidisciplinary collection of streaming educational videos from dozens of video producers. Allows selection of video segments for embedding in LMS.

Research Tools

Databases

Search for current research from top academic and scientific journals using our large collection of databases.

Proquest Refworks

This cloud-based research management and citation tool will help you organized and manage any information that you find. (formerly known as Proquest Flow)

Interlibrary Loan

Use Interlibrary Loan to obtain material that you cannot find in our collection.

AcademicSHARE

Faculty and students can borrow materials directly from any other college library in Western New York using a DYC ID.

Chronicle of Higher Education

DYC site license link to Chronicle of Higher Education. Includes articles, special reports, and trend data.

Cabell's

Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities helps researchers evaluate and select the most appropriate outlet for their work. DYC has access to the Business, Health, Psychology and Psychiatry sets.