Faculty Services

Course reserves and Moodle assistance

To place a physical item on course reserves, please contact Elaine Bortles, Circulation Manager, at 503-352-1403, or bortlese@pacificu.edu

Where to obtain Reserve Request Forms:

The Libraries no longer maintain a stand-alone electronic course reserves page but has adopted the University-wide Moodle for eReserves.  To learn how to use Moodle as a place to add your electronic readings yourself, contact Al Weiss, alweiss@pacificu.edu

Copyright Resources

Copyright resources for faculty are located here.

Summit and Interlibrary Services

Faculty can obtain books and other physical items not available at Pacific through Summit and through Interlibrary Services.

To request Summit items, simply search Boxer Search, the Libraries catalog, sign in, and look for the “Request from Summit link” under “Availability and request options.”  

For Summit assistance, please contact 503-352-1403 or circulation@pacificu.edu.

Articles, and other materials not available through Summit, can be ordered through Interlibrary Services. Additionally, faculty can request copies of articles or chapters from the Libraries' own print collection.  

Place interlibrary loan/document delivery requests online.

For ILL assistance, please call 503-352-1413 or ill@pacificu.edu.

There is no charge for either service for faculty or staff.

Information Literacy Sessions / Special Lecture Requests

You may request Information Literacy Sessions for your classes either from your Library liaison or from Lynda Irons, Research and Instructional Services Librarian, lrirons@pacificu.edu, 503-352-1409. Faculty can also submit the Information Literacy Request Form (pdf) to Lynda Irons at lrirons@pacificu.edu

Research Databases/Internet

The Libraries has a variety of Research Databases/indexes available for use by the Pacific University community. If you would like assistance using the Library's resources, please contact Lynda Irons, Research and Instructional Services Librarian, 503-352-1409, or lrirons@pacificu.edu.  We would be happy to come to your office or class.

Library Liaisons

Librarians and their liaison departments

Remote Access to Databases and eBooks

You may access the Library's Research Databases from any off-campus location. All you need is your PUNetID and password. If you need assistance with your PUNetID and password, please contact the Help Desk at help@pacificu.edu, 503-352-1500.  If you need assistance accessing a database, please contact Lynda Irons, Research and Instructional Services Librarian, 503-352-1409, or lrirons@pacificu.edu.

Pacific Authors

list of the works of published faculty and staff is available online.

Checkout Privileges - Faculty

Books DVDs/CDs Reserves Laptops

Checkout: 1 semester

Renewals: 2

Checkout: 6 days

Renewals: 1

Checkout: 2 hours, 4 hours, 2 days, or 7 days

Renewals: None

Checkout: 4 hours

Renewals: 1


University Information Services (UIS) allocates $60 per year as a technology grant to faculty and staff.  Just log in at any University copier with your PUNetID and password.  (Hint:  Double-sided pages only count as one page).  Scanning is free.