KPU Library supports KPU faculty and instructors in their teaching, research, and academic endeavours.
Library Resources Every KPU Instructor Should Know
Connect with a subject specialist and learn about how the library can support you and your students. Your Liaison Librarian is an expert in the resources of your area of study and is happy to help.
Link.Scan.Open. is a service that helps digitize or provide connection to material from our library’s collection so it is accessible for you and your students.
Open Publishing Suite is an award-winning set of services that supports the use and creation of Open Educational Resources. We can help you find open resources to support your instruction and research, and even help you create and adapt an open educational resource.
KPU Library has an equipment lending program! We can lend you equipment ranging from photography supplies, presentation aids, even whiteboards. Each of our campus libraries has an Equipment & Media Services desk.
We can help you reduce your textbook costs and even get you to Zero Textbook Costs.
KPU Library offers support to instructors and students by providing sessions on library orientation, research skills, academic integrity, and citations. Integrate one or more into your course and help prepare your students on their academic journey.
KPU Librarians have created tutorials and activities for you to integrate into your teaching and courses. Ranging from videos to a badged moodle course, we help create tutorials that focus on building research skills and academic integrity. Our most popular tutorials include: APA Style Citations, Chicago Style Citations, MLA Style Citations, Indigenous Information Literacy, Doing Research, and Academic Integrity.
Best-bet guides for finding information in your field. Our Subject Guides are written by your Liaison Librarian, and features things like database and website recommendations, citation tips, and more.
Our Citation Guides have info and guidance on how to cite in APA, MLA and Chicago.
If we don’t have it, but another academic library does, we can get it for you!
Learn about how copyright law governs what you can and cannot distribute in your classes.
We have raw data sources and analysis tools and tips to make sense of it all!
We support your research, scholarship and publishing endeavours. Check out what is available to you.
KORA is KPU's institutional repository for collecting, preserving, and providing free online access to scholarly and creative materials created by the KPU community.