Find Your Librarian
Randall Library offers many services & resources for faculty to enrich university scholarship, teaching, and research.
Please contact your department's Liaison Librarian who can assist you with all of your information needs.
Open Education Resources
Open Education encompasses resources, tools, and practices that are free of legal, financial, and technical barriers and can be fully used, shared, and adapted in the digital environment.
Instruction & Course Assistance
- Schedule a library information literacy instruction session for your:
- Utilize other library services & resources:
- Learn how to:
The Bridges to Information Literacy portal, created by Randall Library, provides resources to the UNCW faculty to facilitate the incorporation of information literacy into the curriculum. Resources addressing the information literacy requirements of specific academic departments and guides on the creation of Student Learning Outcome (SLO’s) are included.
Copyright, Fair Use, & TEACH Act
- UNCW General Counsel:
- Copyright Crash Course - University of Texas Libraries
- Is it Protected by Copyright? (Public Domain Slider)* - American Library Association
- Fair Use Evaluator - American Library Association
* Requires Flash
Creating Journal and Article Alerts
Many library databases will alert you when new records satisfying specific search criteria (e.g., journal title or keywords) are added. Click on the "alert" or "RSS" links on the results pages. You may need to save your search or view your search history in order to access these features. You will be asked to create a free account with the licensed database provider. For help setting up article alerts using library databases, contact your liaison librarian.
New Title Alerts
We offer subject-based RSS feeds of new titles (Books, CDs, DVDs and Government Documents) that are updated on a monthly basis.
Scholarly Communication @ UNCW
Visit our Scholarly Communication @ UNCW website to learn about the "Seahawk DOCKS" institutional repository, as well as for information on open access and author rights.
Randall Library Art Collection
The Randall Library Art Collection includes works from Southeast North Carolina and Lower Cape Fear Region artists. Paintings, prints drawings, sculptures, and pottery all demonstrate the creative output of the area’s visual arts community. Faculty and staff are allowed to borrow art from the collection.