For Faculty

Library Instruction

Towson University Libraries' Instruction Program supports and strengthens the learning, teaching, and scholarship of the Towson University community. With an emphasis on Core and discipline-specific curricula, librarians collaborate with faculty to integrate information literacy with course content, and facilitate academic inquiry, critical thinking, reading, writing, and knowledge creation.

Course Reserves for Faculty

Albert S. Cook Library is happy to collaborate with faculty to make course material available to their students, either in the library or online, through physical and electronic Course Reserves.


Make your scholarly work permanently accessible online through our institutional repository.

Evaluating Scholarly Journals and Conferences

Cook Library recommends that faculty consult criteria supplied at before submitting work to unfamiliar journals. Similarly, criteria from guides and assists faculty in choosing trusted conferences to attend.

Open Educational Resources (OER)

Choose OER as your teaching and learning materials to make higher education more affordable and accessible, and free your teaching from the constraints of commercial textbooks.

Find your Subject Librarian

Each academic department has a subject librarian to meet their specific needs.

Cook Delivers and Media Requests

Delivery/pick-up service for library materials offered to Towson University faculty and staff weekdays during the Fall and Spring semesters.

Request Materials for Purchase

Copyright Guidance

Journal Subscription Cancellations for January 2021

Review and comment on journal cancellations.