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May I bring my class in for  library instruction?

Reference librarians are available to provide library instruction at any Butler campus. Instruction sessions may be subject-specific or geared toward Internet searching and evaluation, citation creations, or general database search techniques. Library instruction in this guide will provide you with more information.

Can I place materials on reserve?

Full time and adjunct faculty can place books or DVDs from the library's general circulating collection and other course-related materials(including personal copies) on reserve for student use. To add materials for your students fill out the form on Reserves.

How do I request a purchase of materials to add to the library collection?

The Butler Libraries encourage full time and adjunct faculty to participate in developing a robust and viable library collection. Fill out and submit the Item Request Form to suggest purchases to our Director, Micaela Ayers.

What do I need to login to use the online resources of the library?

You need your Pipeline username and password.

What do I need to check out materials from the library?

You need your Facutly ID.

Get Your Own Guide

Would you like a guide for your class?

I can create a guide that is specifically designed for YOUR course(s) that includes only the resources that your students need.  You tell me what you'd like to include and I'll build it - usually in just a couple of days

Getting started is easy.  Just email me at or call me at 316-218-6371 with:

  • the course name
  • a description of the class assignments
  • some ideas about what you'd like to include in the guide(web sites, word documents, pdfs, Youtube Videos, etc.)

That's it!  Help your students help themselves.  Request a custom guide today!

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