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For Faculty

Support for Online Teaching

The Iwasaki Library strives to provide excellent service and research assistance to every member of the Emerson College community. Below you will find brief directions on how to access a number of library resources that may be useful as you guide your students through online courses.

Finding Permalinks to Use in Canvas

Research Guides

Research Guides are webpages designed to help assist students and faculty with their research. Guides are either subject or course specific. 

Library Catalog - FLO

Use the Library Catalog to find books and movies.

The Catalog can be accessed from two different spots on the library homepage. Click on the "Library Catalogs" link in the left-hand navigation bar OR use the search box on the "Books, DVDs, etc." tab in the middle of the homepage.


In the Catalog you can limit to E-Resources; this will allow you to access E-Books and streaming video.

Library Databases

The Iwasaki library subscribes to over 120 databases. 

To navigate to the full list of library databases from the library homepage, select the "Databases" link in the left-hand navigation bar on the library's homepage.

You can narrow down the full list of databases to subject specific databases by selecting a subject in the drop-down menu and hitting the "Apply" button.