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Library Instruction, Services for Faculty: Featured e-resources

SCC Faculty Guide to Teaching Online

Generic resources for courses in all disciplines

Below is a short-list of information resources most often used by faculty who regularly teach online. Also included is a link to digital collections of Spokane Public Library to which all CCS students and personnel have access.

Don't find what you need? Questions about SPL access? Librarians are happy to help. Contact us for help exploring resources tailored to your needs.



Use the library's regular eBook platform to link entire books or portions of a book. Included until July 1st are additional free books contributed by a long list of major publishers to assist during the coronavirus event. New books are added daily.


printed pages

ProQuest is the library's largest collection of full-text articles. It contains millions of articles from thousands of periodicals covering all subjects and disciplines.

There are many other library databases and free collections of articles. If you don't easily find what you need consult with a librarian, or view the full list of databases A-Z.

Streaming videos

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Kanopy videos, an expanded collection through Spokane Public Library

OER: Open Educational Resources

Looking for existing courses to reuse, adapt, or use as a template?

SBCTC has put out an urgent call for faculty to share their courses in Canvas Commons so those new to online teaching need not start from scratch, plus there are a plethora of OER available from a variety of international sources.

Get help

In addition to repositories below, searching Google, and conferring with peers in your discipline, contact a librarian if you wish any type of support. We're experienced at helping faculty discover OER.