Faculty / Instructor Support

Teaching Support

Instructional and Teaching Services for Faculty

NCSU librarians will work with you to provide library orientations, assist in creating research assignments, and create course web pages that help students learn to find, evaluate, and use information.


If you have specific resources that you want to make easily available to all students in your classes, consider putting the information on reserve. Consult with Reserves staff to learn about options for making course material available electronically.

Mini-Theater Reservations

Research Support

Research Workshops

Learn how to use smart library tools for finding, organizing, and publishing research works.

Research Consultation Services

Contact the reference librarian specializing in your subject area for research assistance.

Faculty Spaces

Faculty members at N.C. State may apply for the use of a single or shared research study room in D. H. Hill, assigned on a semester basis. Workrooms, focus rooms, and conference rooms are available by reservation in the Faculty Research Commons at Hunt Library.

Scholarly Publications Repository

A growing collection of citations and full text of scholarly works by NC State faculty members, graduate students, and research staff.

Library Collections

Collections Consultation Services

Communicate with the collection manager in your subject area about your areas of special interest for research and teaching. The collection manager can keep an eye out for new materials that can be obtained to support your research area.

Suggest a Purchase

Complete this form to request a specific item. This information will automatically go to the collection manager who orders materials for your subject area.


If you need a particular item that is not owned by NCSU Libraries, you can request it through Tripsaver, and the Interlibrary Services will request the material from another library for your use.

Search TRLN Catalog (Triangle Research Libraries Network)

NCSU Libraries is part of a library consortium that also includes the libraries of Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina Central University. Throught Search TRLN, you can do a single catalog search across all four libraries. You can then make a Tripsaver request for an item, or use your NCSU Faculty ID card to borrow materials directly from these libraries.

Center for Research Libraries

Through NCSU Libraries' membership in the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), NCSU students and scholars also have access to the Center's significant research collections. Information on CRL holdings may be obtained by searching CRL's online catalog or browsing CRL's topic guides.

Copyright Guidance

Copyright & Digital Scholarship Center

This Center serves as a resource to the NC State community on scholarly communication issues including copyright and fair use as they relate to library collections and services. It also provides faculty with information on retaining publication agreements, and retaining rights to your own works.