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Faculty Services & Resources

Off Campus Access


Are you having issues connecting to HNU's electronic resources from home? If so, check out our off-campus troubleshooting guide. It also includes contact information for both IT and Library staff in case you need any personal assistance.

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Faculty Published Works 

Have you recently published a book or other literary piece? Bring us a copy and we'll add it to our Hawk Collection to highlight your scholarship. 

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Beginning January 1, 2023, Cushing Library’s streaming video subscription, Kanopy, will undergo changes. Read more about these changes here.

Library Services for Faculty

The Cushing Library at HNU has a comprehensive list of resources and services available to our Faculty in support of their course curriculum.

Services for Faculty include:

  Course Reserves

Adding a course reserve item for your students to use is as easy as filling out this form and dropping off your items at the Circulation Desk. You set the terms of the loan period and we manage its access and circulation.


  Scanning Request

The Cushing Library has 2 large flatbed scanners for HNU faculty use to assist in digitizing course-related content. Kindly note that Faculty is responsible for adhering to any applicable copyright laws. 

Supported file types include PDF, Quick PDF, TIFF, PNG, JPG, Rich Text/DOC, and even MP3 audio files (for further accessibility of your course materials). Please see our Scanning Guide here for additional features of our scanning technology. 


  Inter-Library Loan

Need a copy of an article, book, movie, DVD, etc. not in our collection? We can request a copy for you from one of our many state-wide, national, or international partners.


  Requesting Material

Have a suggestion for a new item to add to our collection? Let us know using the linked form for book purchases.


  Requesting the Library Classroom - CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE DUE TO COVID-19

Would you like to use our 20 desktop Mac classroom for a research session? You can reserve the classroom with full up to date software for your course.

Library Resources for Faculty


HNU's subscriptions to the highlighted resources above are freely available to current Faculty, Staff and Students.

  • RefWorks citation management and bibliographic creation tool is useful for undergraduate and graduate studies
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education journal publishes content on the latest trends and news in higher education 
  • Qualtrics survey tool is a great tool for upper-division and graduate research methods courses 

Training on these resources is provided through scheduled workshops as well as on request by students/faculty. 


  A/V & Tech. Equipment 

The HNU library has a variety of adapters, chargers, cameras, and other A/V equipment available for loan. Check out our full list of available equipment. 

  Subject Research Guides

Our ever expanding list of subject specific guides will help you and your students in your research with high-quality content compiled by the librarians at HNU. 

  Library Contact Information

Contact the HNU librarians for assistance with any library or resource related questions you may have. 

  MultiMedia Collections

Many of the databases available at the HNU Library have multimedia content for use in your courses. Below is a small sampling of some of those databases.