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

Click here for the current semester workshop schedule.

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.