Welcome to this Library guide for faculty. On these pages, you'll find information about the many services the library offers to support you and your students. From finding course materials to supporting research and writing skills to maintaining student scholarship, we're here to help!
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll be happy to discuss any of our services.
The Library works to create services, spaces, collections, and a culture that helps prepare Concordia’s students for thoughtful and informed living. We empower students to grow the skills necessary to live and work in an information-rich society. We guide students of all backgrounds and skill levels in the ethical use and creation of information in scholarly and professional contexts. We collaboratively build services that enhance teaching and learning and connect students to resources, both online and in-person.
The Library and Academic Support Services organization includes the following departments:
Your college has a librarian assigned to it to make sure your program and courses include appropriate Library services and materials. Your liaison librarian works collaboratively with you and the other instructors in your college to:
You can find your college's library liaison on the Staff webpage.
The Library partners with numerous other departments at the University and external organizations to ensure students have a high-value educational experience.
Concordia University is a member of the MnPALS library consortium. MnPALS comprises over fifty member institutions, including community colleges, private colleges and universities, the universities of the Minnesota State system, technical colleges, a number of state government agency libraries, the Minnesota Historical Society, and the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library.
Concordia’s membership in MnPALS provides our students, faculty, and staff with access to over ten million titles held by other member libraries throughout the state.
The Library building on the St. Paul campus is home to the Center for Hmong Studies. The Center is located on the lower level of the Library. Established in 2004, the Center exists to promote the scholarly interest, the rich legacy, and the complex heritage of the Hmong people.
You can learn more about the Center for Hmong Studies at hmongcenter.csp.edu.