percentage of faculty who feel the library can support their research needs
Librarians are available to provide instruction services, including in-class instruction and individual and group research consultations. The Gordon Library can also help you offer course reserves or find open and affordable educational resources for your courses.
The Gordon Library offers faculty research support in a variety of forms, including online guides and tutorials and research consultations at the library or at your office. Support includes collections, measuring research impact, publishing and copyright, and scholarly communication and author rights.
Use the interlibrary loan service to borrow items from other libraries that are not in the Gordon Library's collections. With fast and efficient turnaround services, the Library can get items for you quickly. View our policies and FAQs about Interlibrary Loan.
Suggest a resource, such as a book, video, journal, or database, for the Gordon Library to purchase for your research or teaching.
Find information on loan periods for library resources, granting proxy borrowing privileges to others, and other borrowing policies.
Library resources are still available to all faculty while they are off-campus. Find information about how to access electronic resources, request print materials, or contact librarians.
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Gordon Library is equipped with conference rooms and labs that can be reserved by faculty and staff members of the WPI community for meetings, lectures, project work, and more.