About APU Libraries Library Mission “The University Libraries at Azusa Pacific University provide access to resources and services to support the research and information needs of faculty, staff, students, and the surrounding community; offer instruction on the use of those resources and services; and strive to honor God and fulfill the University’s mission.”
About APU Libraries Structure of APU Libraries Hugh & Hazel Darling Library, West Campus • psychology, education, nursing, computer science, physical therapy • 60 computers, Special Collections, Berger Training Room James L. Stamps Theological Library, West Campus • theology, philosophy, religion • 20 computers, quiet study area William V. Marshburn Memorial Library, East Campus • arts and sciences, music, and business • 65 computers, Media Center, Interlibrary Loan / Document Delivery / LINK+ Office, Sakioka Training Room
About APU Libraries Regional Libraries • 7 centers • 2 or more computers at most centers • small core reference and book collections at some centers APU Librarians & Library Staff • Dean, University Libraries – Dr. Paul Gray • 15 faculty librarians, 9 adjunct faculty librarians • 13 paraprofessional staff
Library Research Tools Library Website: www.apu.edu/library
Library Services Liaison Program & Instruction • liaisons are listed on the library website • liaisons do collection development for your subject area • liaisons are available for subject-specific research instruction in your classes – contact liaison or fill out online form Research Help (Reference) • reference desks are in all three Azusa libraries • appointments are available with librarians Course Reserves • reserves items must be submitted to the appropriate library • online form for reserves is available on the library website • forms must be turned in at least 1 week before each term
Library Services Interlibrary Loan • $2 processing fee – may be able to charge to department • pick up all ILL items at Marshburn Library • request items via the online form on the library website • expect items in 7-10 business days Document Delivery • any item that we own will be sent to our students/faculty at the regional centers • no fee – pre-paid postage envelope • request items via the online form on the library website
Library Services Borrowing From Local Institutions • IEALC – apply for a card via the library website • SCELC – only for faculty • LINK+ – participating institutions only • SCATLA – mainly for grad theology students Faculty Privileges • circulating books – 90 days • media items – 14 days • maximum of 500 items checked out at one time • renew via library catalog or in person Welcome to APU!