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Resources and services for faculty - provided by Marshall University Libraries


Greetings, Colleagues!

Welcome to Libguides, librarian created portals to enhance the research process for students and faculty using the MU Libraries.  We constantly try to bring you new and exciting tools for research and to provide seamless integration of our resources and services from print to online.  We welcome comments or suggestions for improving your information experience.  Best wishes for a great year! 

Dr. Monica García Brooks
Assistant Vice President for Information Technology: Online Learning & Libraries 



Our e-books collection is growing!


Marshall University Libraries has added hundreds of e-books to the collection.  For more information, take a look at our e-books guide.  

Library partners

Faculty Library Policies

What are the library privileges for Faculty?

General Items

  • Paper Books - 1 year (part-time faculty - entire semester)
  • Reference Books - no checkouts
  • Paper Journals - in-library use only
  • Bound Journals - 24 hours (Only Bound Journals circulate (to faculty only). Checkout period is one day - due by 10:30 pm on day following checkout. Bound journal fines are $1 per day)



  • CDs  - 7 days, extendable (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • DVDs - 7 days, extendable (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • Videos - 7 days, extendable (total limit 6 per checkout)
  • Microfilm/Microfiche, extendable - in-library only



  • Cameras - 7 days
  • Calculators - 7 days
  • CD Drives - 7 days
  • Laser Pointers - 7 days


Information Delivery Services (IDS)

  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL) - varies depending on the lending library
  • EZ-Borrow - The check-out period is 84 days (12 weeks) and cannot be renewed.

EZ-Borrow books are ordered online from other libraries and sent via UPS to Marshall University for your use. We are bound by the lending library loan periods and must also factor in the USPS 4th class book rate time-table when we return them to avoid overdues. EZ-Borrow book fines are $1 per day.


Other Circulation Services

  • Photocopying - yes
  • Scanning - yes
  • Reserves - yes



Please click here for a list of all borrowing privileges.


We also encourage you to speak to Zana Sueme at 304-696-6564 or email our aquisitions team at  If funds are available, we will make every effort to obtain the resources you need to support your research and teaching.  You can also use the online purchase request form here.

Research and Instruction Librarian

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Eryn Roles
Drinko Library 224