Faculty Resources

English 201A Instructors


  • Request an interlibrary loan - Materials unavailable at the Cuesta College Libraries may be obtained from other libraries. All Cuesta faculty, staff, and students may use this service.
  • Request a video/DVD - Cuesta faculty and staff may request multimedia items for preview, loan, or purchase.
  • Request a book or periodical - Cuesta faculty and staff may request print materials for library purchase.
  • Request a library orientation - Cuesta faculty may request orientations by librarians, including information literacy, general research skills, and subject specific classes.
  • Request an item be put on reserve - Cuesta faculty may request that a book or multimedia item from the library's collection be placed on two-hour reserve. Faculty may also place their own folders, books, or multimedia items on reserve. Please stop by the circulation desk at the library where you would like to place the reserve. For San Luis reserves contact Jean Bartell (jbartell@cuesta.edu) or Beth Wimer (bwimer@cuesta.edu), or call x3155. For North County reserves contact Jeannie Amader (jamader@cuesta.edu) or call x6211.
  • Request Use of Turnitin.com - Cuesta College has a contract with Turnitin.com that enables faculty to use their software to detect plagiarism. Contact Kathy DeCou at x3190 to obtain your faculty login and password.


Bob Hartwig Collection - The following books have been donated to Cuesta Library from the personal collection of Professor Robert Hartwig. The collection focuses on the history of the American West, Western Americana, and European history. The books will be added to the San Luis Obispo and Paso Robles Webcat catalog and be available for checkout in the coming weeks.

Cuesta Library News - Cuesta library's site for announcing interesting websites, events at Cuesta, library workshops, community events, whatever catches our eye.

What's new in the San Luis Obispo collection - A list of items recently added to Cuesta Library's collection at San Luis Obispo.

What's new in the North County collection - A list of items recently added to Cuesta Library's collection at North County.


View a checklist for copyright fair use (pdf file) - A checklist on fair use from the Copyright Management center at Indiana University.

Guide on Campus Copyright Rights and Responsibilities (pdf file) - A basic copyright guide from the Association of American Universities.