Our Saint Peter's faculty members have full access to our library's online resources, both on campus and off-campus.
Saint Peter's credentials are required for off-campus access. More information is available at our Off-Campus Access page.
Here are some quick links for searching information:
Our Saint Peter’s University faculty may
More information is available at our Circulation Services page.
Can't find the needed resources in our library? We'll obtain them from other libraries to support your research and instruction.
Generally, book/media requests take 10-21 weekdays to arrive, while journal articles arrive within 3 weekdays.
More information is available at our Interlibrary Loan page.
Saint Peter's University faculty are eligible for onsite borrowing at other libraries via three reciprocal borrowing programs.
To apply for a reciprocal borrowing card, please file an application at our library reference desk.
More information is available at our Reciprocal Borrowing page.
Our library is glad to acquire books or other resources that are important for your research and instruction.
To recommend a book or resource purchase, please submit the Library Resource Request Form.
We makes every effort to provide the needed information resources to our patrons. However, library acquisitions are contingent upon available funds. Thank you for your understanding.
More information is available at our Acquisition page.
Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching, learning and research materials in any medium – digital or otherwise – that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that permits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistribution by others with no or limited restrictions. (UNESCO).
OERs range from textbooks to curricula, syllabi, lecture notes, assignments, tests, projects, audio, video and animation. Our library has created an OER Research Guide that provides access to:
More information is available at our OER Research Guide.
Course Reserves service enables our faculty to make books, articles, and other course-related materials available to students for in-library-use only.
Location: Circulation Desk, O'Toole Library.
How to request: Complete a Reserve List Form for EACH individual course.
More information is available at our Course Reserves page.
Our library provides a library instruction program to support the instructional and curricular goals of the university, assist faculty in preparing students for research assignments, and foster the development of information literacy competencies.
To request a library instruction session, please complete the library instruction request form for each class.
We ask that faculty plan to attend library instruction sessions with their students. Thank you!
More information is available at our Library Instruction page.
Our librarians have compiled a series of subject guides, topic guides and course guides that share the valid resources (databases, reference works, and websites) in specific fields of study.
If you’re interested in customizing a guide for your students, please contact our librarians. We are happy to work with you to create a guide that corresponds to your class's learning objectives and assignments.
To request a Course Guide or get more information, please contact the Librarian Liaisons.
Any feedback on the current guides will be appreciated.
Our librarians look forward to working with our faculty to support the research and teaching at Saint Peter's University.
Let us know your information needs. We'll assist you in obtaining access to the resources.
To make a research consultation appointment, please complete the Research Consultation Appointment Form.
Ready to share a library-subscribed resource with your students?
Please use Library’s proxy URL in the link. It can help avoid student login issues.
All the EBSCO and ProQuest Databases already include the Permalinks with the library’s proxy link.
When students click this link from off-campus, they will be prompted for authentication as Saint Peter's students.
If the link doesn't include the library's proxy link, please:
1. Find the Permalink.
Most research databases include a permalink in the article record. For example: https://www.jstor.org/stable/23353501
2. Add this proxy link before the Permalinks: https://login.library.saintpeters.edu/login?url=
For the example above, the sharable link will be: https://login.library.saintpeters.edu/login?url=https://www.jstor.org/stable/23353501
* You do not need to do this for freely available sites (such as Google) or links that already begin with ‘https://login.library.saintpeters.edu/login?url=’.
Each of the 3 multi-function printers on the library's first floor enables student, faculty, and staff printing, photocopying, and scanning services. There is one machine devoted to color printing/ copies. There is also a basic printer on the 2nd floor, near the front stairwell.
O'Toole Library has four Group Study Rooms for collaborative work in the library.
Group study rooms are
Study Rooms can be reserved online or on a first-come, first-served basis at the O'Toole Circulation Desk.