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Library in the Time of COVID

Faculty development workshop

Faculty Development Workshop, Spring 2021

Library in the Time of COVID

Friday, January 29, 2021, 1130-1230

Zoom Session

Although the library building won’t have the usual open hours, librarians are still available to assist faculty and students virtually. This workshop addresses essential virtual library services and digital collections (streaming video, ebooks and more). You will have an opportunity to lead the direction of the session by asking your own questions and trying out some of the offerings that can be integrated into your online courses.

Presenters: Margot Hanson, Kitty Luce and Amber Janssen

Your Librarians

Amber JanssenAmber Janssen, Liaison to School of Engineering

Kitty LuceKitty Luce, Liaison to School of Marine Transportation, Logistics & Management

Margot HansonMargot Hanson, Liaison to School of Letters & Sciences

Where to Send Students for Help

Getting Help from Librarians

Textbooks and Equipment

Research guides

  • Add a link to the library's citation guide in your Brightspace course
  • Add a link to a research guide for your course or discipline in your Brightspace course

Services for Faculty

Materials for your courses

Library Instruction and Teaching

Incorporating Library Resources into Brightspace

Library materials for your courses

  • Use our centralized OneSearch library catalog to identify materials that are available online
    • Select the "Full-text Online" limit to find online items
    • When you find something to share, click the title & use the "Permalink" button in the top navigation. Add the link to your Brightspace course.

full-text online search limit

  • Find ebooks from a library subscription database such as Ebook Central & add it to your Brightspace course

embed ebook

  • Find a video from a library subscription database such as Academic Video Online & add it to your Brightspace course
    • When you find a video you want to use for your class, click the "Share" button in the top navigation, then copy the permalink to add it to your Brightspace course. 
    • You can also make your own custom clips

embed video

Google Scholar library links

  • Add Cal Maritime Library to your Google Scholar account to find full-text links
    1. Within Google Scholar, click the menu in the top left corner, then navigate to Settings
    2. Click the "Library Links" option
    3. Search [maritime] in the search bar to find Cal Maritime
    4. Select Cal Maritime from the list, then click Save
    5. When you search in Google Scholar, look for the "Get it @ Maritime" link for access to full text

Connect Google Scholar to Library Links

If we don't have it, request it!

  • You can request materials from other libraries, or request a library purchase, using our handy request form.