Services for Faculty

Teaching library instruction to your classLibrary Instruction

Schedule a library instruction session with a librarian in our lab to teach your students research methods and information fluency skills (two weeks notice required)

Request online at Library → Services → Library Instruction

Call 879-4024 for Main Campus, or 879-4398 for Chico Center, or email

Available in person at Main Campus & Chico Center. Available via live video feed for classes at Glenn Center.

Online Learning Resources

Library drop-in workshops

Attend for Flex credit or award students extra credit for attending

  • Term paper research
  • Extreme Googling
  • Finding it online

... and many more!

Place books, articles, and videos on reserve for your students

Reserve Items

You may place articles, course packs, CDs, videos, & DVDs, your own books, or library books on reserve for your students

Students may borrow materials hourly or daily - you decide!

Visit the circulation desk at Main Campus or CHC 219 to place a reserve; find the reserve form online under
Library → Course Reserves → Forms



 Chico Center Library

Located in CHC 219. Call (530) 879-4366 or (530) 879-4398

Research & Curriculum Support

  • Search all of our holdings at once through our online catalog, including scholarly articles, ebooks, and print materials
  • Over 114,000 e-journals, including an educator's Professional Development collection, Teacher Reference Center and Greenfile, a sustainability database
  • Over 300,000 e-books
  • Over 70,000 print books available at Main or place a hold to pick up at Chico Center
  • Access to thousands more open access books and government documents through our online catalog
  • 150+ volume sustainability collection
  • Law collection (3rd Floor, Main Campus)
  • Literacy and light reading collection (1st Floor, Main Campus)
  • Suggest a book purchase online, in person, or through intercampus mail
  • 24/7 reference librarian assistance from any computer with an Internet connection

Call (530) 879-4024

Copyright & Fair Use

Butte College Librarians have created a resource guide for copyright including reproduction, exhibition, fair use, and items on reserve.