Library Resources for Teaching and Learning

FAQs for Summer 2020

This page contains information about how to find and access the services and resources available to support the teaching and learning needs of Western students.


Can I check out library materials?

Can I still get help from the Hacherl Research & Writing Studio?

What options are available for online support from the Tutoring Center?

How can I get support for my Math or Science GUR course?

How can I find quality primary sources in support of my class assignments?

Who do I contact if I don’t know who to contact?

This page contains information about how to find and access the services and resources available to support the teaching and learning needs of Western faculty and staff.


Can you help me set up or develop my Canvas class?

Can I stream videos in my online class and can the Libraries convert DVDs to streaming videos?

How can I receive support for primary source teaching, learning, and research?

What options and practices should I consider when making library materials available online?

This page contains information about how to access the library services, materials, and information that all library users need.


Can I still check out library materials?

Can I still pay fines and fees?

How do I return items?

What if my items are overdue?

Will interlibrary loan and Summit be available?

What about Document Delivery for faculty and staff?

Can faculty and staff still submit requests for course reserves?

If the library already owns something in physical format, can I request an online copy?

Can I still access archives and special collections through Western Libraries Heritage Resources?

Highlighted Teaching Resources

Research & Writing Workshop Series

In response to the move to all online classes for Summer Quarter, we are pleased to offer all research and writing workshops online, either asynchronously or synchronously (50-80 minutes each).

Click on the button below for a full list of options.

Learn About & Request a Workshop!


Western Libraries Video Tour
Take a look at what Western Libraries can do for you: Circulation, Tutoring Center, Research &...
Type: Video
July 16, 2020
APA 7th edition for business sources
Here's how you cite your business sources in the latest edition of APA.
Type: Document
July 8, 2020
instruction presentation
Western Libraries continues to offer all our services equivalently online
Type: Document
April 22, 2020

Learning Resources

Western Libraries Video Tour
Take a look at what Western Libraries can do for you: Circulation, Tutoring Center, Research &...
Type: Video
July 16, 2020
APA 7th edition for business sources
Here's how you cite your business sources in the latest edition of APA.
Type: Document
July 8, 2020
Searching Databases at Western Libraries
Learn how to find the research you need from Western Libraries' databases.
Type: Video
September 25, 2019
Using OneSearch from Western Libraries
Find the research or entertainment you need from Western Libraries' search engine, OneSearch.
Type: Video
September 25, 2019