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Faculty Support Services

Available Resources

Copyright Guidelines: Provides a rudimentary introduction to US Copyright Law.

Course Reserves for Student Success: Instructions on how to set up print and electronic reserves for your courses.

Instructional Services: Do you want your students to conduct effective research for a term paper or other project? We can help! Librarians are available to visit your class to provide face to face instruction.

Journal Acceptance Rates: This page provides various resources for measuring the relative difficulty of publishing in journals across different disciplines.

Open Education Resources (OER): Open Educational Resources provide high-quality alternatives to text books, usually for little or no cost to our students.

Proxy Patron Account: The St. John's University Libraries provide University faculty the opportunity to name proxies to represent them in the Libraries. This service is intended to assist faculty in doing their library research by authorizing their designees to use the library in said faculty member's name.

St. John’s Scholar: An institutional repository for the scholarly output of St. John’s University community. St. John’s Scholar provides long-term and open-access to materials, making them easily discoverable to the wider academic community. We encourage faculty members to contribute their scholarship.

Turnitin: Turnitin software promotes academic integrity by scanning student papers for unoriginal material, and allows faculty members to grade papers and provide feedback electronically. Faculty members can create turnitin assignments within Blackboard under “Assessments.” Those who do not use Blackboard can use the standalone version by requesting access at [email protected].