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Donald K North Library: New Faculty LibGuide


Library Guide for New Faculty


Welcome to Heritage University and the Donald K. C. North Library!

Testing Center

The Testing Center is located in the Library.  It is available for classes as well as individual make-up tests as well as for students eligible for ADA accommodation.

For math and composition placement testing, please contact the Academic Skills Center (ASC).

Inter-Library Loan (ILL)

Technology Loans

Equipment loans, including laptops and calculators, are provided to currently enrolled Heritage students, faculty, and staff in good standing, with no fines or overdue items.


During the academic year, the Library is open:

  • 8:00 am to 8:00 pm --Monday through Thursday
  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pm--Fridays
  • Closed on weekends, holidays, and days the campus is closed

Instructional Support and Information Literacy

Library Orientations
These are general orientation sessions designed to provide an overview for faculty and students wanting to familiarize themselves the Heritage University Library's resources, services, and policies.

Course/Assignment Information Literacy Instruction
Instructional sessions are designed to meet the specific needs of a class's assignment or research topic.  Sessions focus on recognizing an information need,  locating, evaluating, effectively using, and ethically using information.
Sessions will also address the Association of College and Research Library's Frames:

  • Authority Is Constructed and Contextual
  • Information Creation as a Process
  • Information Has Value
  • Research as Inquiry
  • Scholarship as Conversation
  • Searching as Strategic Exploration

SOAR (Serious Online Assistance with Research) online instruction 
A Zoom session for individuals, groups, or classes.

Research Consultation
Individual one-on-one hour-long research assistance, either online or in-person.

Citation Assistance

Beginners' Guide to Citations

REFWORKS--RefWorks is a reference manager, a web app that will store references for you and can generate your reference list.  Access is limited to current Heritage University faculty, students, and staff. You can create your account here.


Toll Free
1.888.706.0348 (ext. 5423)

Main Desk
509.865.8522 (ext. 5423)

Library Fax

Daniel Liestman
Library Director/Reference Librarian
509.865.8520 (ext. 5420)

Beth Schipul
Technical Services and Serials Manager
509.865.8523 (ext.5421)

Subject Guides

Using These Guides
These guides are collections of different kinds of online library resources that all relate to a particular subject or topic.

Course Guides

Using These Guides
These guides are collections of different library resources collated for a specific class's assignment.

OER (Open Education Resources)

Library Charter

The Library is devoted to providing quality customer-centric service delivered in partnership with you. We value and respect our diverse range of patrons and their views.

This Charter represents our mutual commitment to one another.