Saddleback College Library

Library Services for Faculty

Article/Journal Databases

Faculty have On-Campus and Off-Campus access to Library databases that provide full-text articles from scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, government documents, reference resources and eBook collections.

From the Library home page: Click Articles to access Library databases. For On-Campus use go directly into the database. For Off-Campus access you will be redirected to the Off-Campus login page.

At the Off-Campus login page, provide the following:
  • Username= first part of Saddleback email address. Example=jsmith
  • Password=the same password to login to your campus computer
  • Note: Once you login into one database you will be able to use all Library databases for the duration of your session.
Borrowing Library Material
Faculty may borrow up to 12 books at a time.
  • Present a valid photo ID
  • Employment for the current semester is verified by the circulation staff
  • Books are loaned for the duration of the current semester
Interlibrary Loans
Faculty may request items unavailable in the Saddleback College Library through interlibrary loan (ILL). Most requested materials take 1-3 weeks to arrive. ILL requests may be submitted at the Library reference desk.
Librarian Liaisons

Each Librarian serves as a liaison to the following subject areas and can assist faculty with new requests for the library collection.

Ana Maria Cobos
Indo-European Languages and Literatures, History, Nursing and Health Sciences, Philosophy

Wendy Gordon
Auxiliary Sciences of History, Education,  Children's Literature & Fiction, Library Science, Geography, Anthropology

Wendy Gordon
Arts & Crafts, Classics, General Reference, Fashion Design, Language & Linguistics, Psychology, Literary History and Literature (general), English, U.S. and Canadian Literature and Religion.

Elizabeth Horan
Fine Arts, Photography, Agriculture and Technology

Jenny Langrell
Law, Military & Naval Science, Political Science, Science, Social Sciences, Sports

Lydia Welhan
Asian Languages, ESL and Music

Library Instruction
The library offers several different types of instructional services to support classroom teaching and student success. These services include credit courses and the following Workshops for Spring 2014:
  • APA Citation Style
  • Evaluating Sources
  • Finding Articles
  • Internet Searching
  • MLA Citation Style
  • Noodle Tools
  • Research Process
New Courses and Assignments
When you are planning a new course or class assignment, let us know! Your library liaison can work with you to ensure the library has materials necessary to support your new course or assignment.
Reference Service
Need help locating information? Ask a Librarian

Faculty may place library or personal materials on reserve for students in the library.
All such items are for use in the library only.You can make reserve arrangements at the Circulation Desk.

Here is a Reserve Materials Request Form (pdf), or you can contact Circulation Desk at ext. 4526 to arrange reserves. Please submit requests at least one week (3 working days) before needed for class.

Contact Information

Phone: (949) 582-4314
Fax: (949) 364-0284
(949) 582-4526
Computer Help Desk:
(949) 582-4363
Reference: (949) 582-4525
Location: LIB/LRC - Map Library Map

Library Workshops

Located on the 3rd floor Room 314:

Fall 2015
Sept. 10 - Aug. 25

Library Workshop Schedule

Reserve a Group Study Room

Meet with a Librarian Request

Library Hours

Fall 2015
August 17 - December 16
8 am-8 pm
Friday: 8 am - 2 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 2 pm
Sunday: Closed
Fall Holidays:
September 7 & 8
November 11
November 26-29

In the Spotlight

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