Main Library

Tue7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Reference Desk

Tue10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Digital Fabrication Lab

Tue10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Germans from Russia Heritage Collection

Tue8:00 am - 4:00 pm

NDSU Archives

Tue8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Business Learning Center

Tue7:30 am - 4:00 pm *

Klai Juba Wald Architectural Studies Library

Tue12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

P. N. Haakenson Health Sciences Library

Tue8:00 am - 4:00 pm

NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health Library

Tue7:30 am - 4:00 pm *
Home Services Services for Faculty and Staff

Services for Faculty and Staff

This page has information about how the NDSU Libraries meet your teaching, research, and informational needs with a range of library services for you and your students. For information about the Libraries information literacy learning outcomes for undergraduate students, please see: NDSU Libraries Undergraduate Learning Outcomes


Request Library Instruction for your Classroom

Place a Resource in Course Reserves


Research Support

Contact your subject librarian for:

  • Research assistance for you and your students
  • Teaching assistant (T.A.) training in library research methods
  • Recommending purchases such as books, journals, DVDs, etc.


Library instruction and collaboration

We will provide instruction about library resources and tools for your students in your classroom, at the library or in a computer lab – wherever is best for you. When you contact us, we will work with you to create an instruction session, tutorial, lesson plans or whatever you want for your students! Here are some ideas we’ve put together to get you started:

Contact your subject librarian or the Head of Research and Instruction Librarian for more information. You can view the Libraries' Undergraduate Learning Outcomes at

Course Reserves

Please review the Libraries’ guidelines for physical and electronic course reserves. For information about course reserves, copyright and fair use, visit the Copyright and Fair Use Tutorial. To put materials on reserve, please use the Course Reserves Request Form.

Faculty and Staff Circulation Policies

To view a list of active learning resources for faculty:

Your NDSU ID card functions as your library card. Maximum 100 check-outs.

Materials Loan Period Renewals
Books, Shott Collection and government documents 180 days 2
Periodicals 5 days 0
Reference Materials No loan N/A
Newspapers No loan N/A
Maps 28 days 1
Media (CDs, DVDs, audiobooks) –limit of 5 7 days 1
Course reserves (limit of 3) As designated 1

Designating a Proxy

You may designate a staff member or teaching assistant as your proxy to check out library materials in your name. Download the Proxy Authorization form. Please contact the Access Services Librarian for more information at 701-231-8915.