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Resources for faculty & staff development

This Research Guide

This research guide provides resources for faculty & staff development related to teaching & learning. Explore the tabs above for various topics of interest in higher education.

Have suggestions for additional resources to include or purchases for the library?  Contact your librarian liaison.

Find Books

The library's collection includes materials related to college student success, both for faculty and student audiences. These materials are shelved within the regular collection and are listed in the library catalog under the subject heading Diamond Program. The library catalog is searchable via the library webpage as well as the search box below.

  • Item checked out?  Use the "Request Hold" button in the library catalog to request the item. You'll be notified via UD email when your requested item is available for pickup.
  • Want an item delivered to your office? The library offers office delivery of library materials for faculty/staff; this may be requested via the "Request Hold" button. Simply choose UD Faculty/Staff Office Delivery under Pickup Location.
  • Want to check your account?  Library account information such as due dates as well as online renewals are available via the My Account link on the library's webpage. Enter the ID number from the front of your UD ID card. (Important: If it is your first time checking your library account, select Set/Reset Password & follow the prompts.)
  • Questions about your library account?  Contact the Circulation Desk at (563) 589-3100.

UD Catalog

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Need a refresher on how to find a book on the shelf? Check out this video.

Find Articles

Each database has a different focus and strength. For best results, search multiple databases using both broad and specific keywords relevant to your topic of interest.

Selected Higher Education Journals