Services for Faculty

The Libraries subscribe to numerous electronic journals and databases. You have access to these resources for the purposes of research and private study.

To find books, use Find It! and limit the search to “Library Catalog.” To find articles use Find It! and limit the search to “Articles and More.”  

Subject Guides contain information and links to relevant databases and web resources that have been selected by a specialist in the subject area.

Teaching and Classroom Support

Course Reserves 
Place books, articles, or other items on Course Reserves for your courses. Electronic reserves are uploaded into myCourses, and physical reserves are circulated from the Bartle Library and the University Downtown Center Library Reader Services Desks.

Instructional Services
Work with librarians to provide library and information literacy instruction in support of your teaching and learning objectives for your classes as teaching assistants.

Open Educational Resources (OER)
Support for locating, evaluating, and creating OERs.

Publishing Support

Open Access Publishing Policy
Learn about our Open Access Policy for faculty scholarly articles passed on December 4, 2018.

Open Repository @Binghamton (ORB) Services
Share and discover your scholarly and creative works on our open repository platform. 

Digital Preservation
Store and preserve items in a dark archive, restricted access, or as publicly accessible documents on our digital preservation platform.

Digital Scholarship Services
Assistance on pedagogical digital projects, working with data, digital publishing, and more. 

University's Scholarly Communications Program
Lean more or consult with a specialist about tools, policies, and services including copyright.

Citation Managers
View side-by-side comparisons of EndNote, Mendeley, and Zotero features.

ORCID @ Binghamton University
Information about the Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) registry, including how to get, use, and connect your ORCID iD.

Data Management Plan 
Support for creating or reviewing an existing plan using DMPTool. See our past workshop materials about how to use DMPTool or reach out to for further support.

NIH Public Access Policy Support 
Support for submitting manuscripts to National Institute of Health for compliance with their public access policy.

Requesting and Borrowing Materials

My Account
View, manage, and renew borrowed or requested materials.  

Learn about your borrowing privileges and the loan periods of other items, including journals.

Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) Service
Obtain materials not owned by the Libraries from other state, national or international libraries. 

Emeritus Faculty
View your borrowing privileges (retained at the same pre-retirement level).

SUNY Open Access
Allows for borrowing privileges at other SUNY schools with the presentation of a valid institutional ID. Borrowing privileges and restrictions are set by the host institution. Call the host institution in advance to verify hours.

SHARES Program 
Allows Binghamton faculty, emeritus faculty, students, and library staff onsite access to the collections and services of institutions participating in this membership program. 

New York State Borrowing Privileges
Access resources from the New York State Library and New York Public Library as a NY State resident.

Off-Campus Access to Electronic Resources
Access our electronic research materials off campus or when using wireless with your PODs username and password. 

Proxy Borrowing
Allows you to designate your Research or Teaching Assistant as your proxy borrower. This allows them to check books and materials out on your behalf. 

Research and Collections Services

Ask a Librarian 
Assistance from librarians in locating materials on a topic or with using the many online resources for your research and teaching needs.

Collection Development Policies 
Learn about our collection areas and how we approach building and sustaining those collections.  

Faculty Research Room
Reserve a quiet, semi-private room to conduct your research.

Subject Librarians
Connect with your subject librarians who provide a wide range of services focusing on a particular area or discipline. Subject librarians select materials for the collections in their areas; provide subject-specific instruction and course guides; and offer general research assistance and specialized research consultations. 

Recommendation for Purchase
Suggest a title to add to the library collections. 

Gain access to data through our memberships to the New York State Data Center and the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR). More information about numeric data services is available on the Data Services for Social Sciences guide.