Faculty Guide

Library Instruction To request Library instruction, or the construction of a new guide or tutorial, contact your Subject Librarian. Learn more about:

Questions about our instructional programs and services? Contact Information Literacy Coordinator Christy Stevens at crstevens@csupomona.edu, 909-869-4236.

Borrowing Privileges You are automatically registered with the library each quarter. Your Bronco Access Card is your library card. A library pin/password is needed for many transactions and for remote access to databases.  You can check out a total of 50 books at a time. You are subject to overdue fines.
Faculty Reading Room Contact Kim Allen ( 909.869.5250 or kjallen@csupomona.edu ) to reserve the conference room in the Faculty Reading Room. Where's the Faculty Reading Room?
Course Reserves You can place items from our collection or your own personal property (books, articles, past exams, etc.) on Reserve.  We also offer electronic reserves.
Blackboard and the Library Under the "Faculty e-Library" tab in Blackboard, you'll find information about integrating library resources and services into Blackboard, including step-by-step directions outlining how to:
Research Help For help, check our FAQ, contact our research help desk (869.3084) for general help, or contact your Subject Librarian for special help.
Requesting New Purchases & Subscriptions Contact your Subject Librarian or use our online Suggestion for Purchase form. Most book purchase requests will be honored, but requests for new journals, serials, or databases have to be carefully evaluated. Books are usually ready for use within 30 days of request. If you are requesting a book for Reserve or need the book by a certain date, please let us know when you make the request and it will be treated as a rush order. 
Affordable Learning Initiative Faculty and students at Cal Poly Pomona have been voicing their concern about the high cost of textbooks for some time. The Affordable Learning Initiative project is the campusr response to this concern. See the Affordable Learning Initiative website for more information.
Golden Leaves Program The library recognizes Cal Poly people who have published a book with the annual Golden Leaves Program.