Information for Faculty

Top 10 Things [PDF]

Top 10 Things for Faculty to know about Penrose Library

Instructional and Research Services

Schedule library instruction for your classes.

Copyright @ Whitman

We've put together some great resources to help you navigate copyright in your academic and personal life, including fair use analysis tools and sample copyright request forms. The Whitman College Copyright Policy and procedures for use of copyrighted materials are also available.


Place materials on reserve for your class.

Suggest a Purchase

Tell us if there's something we should have in our collection. We have access to Choice Reviews Online to help you keep up with what's being published in your field. Or sign up for GOBI Notifications and find out when new books in your field are published.

Thesis Guidelines for your Students

Point your students here for information about formatting and submitting their honors theses.

Library Collection Development Policy

This is Penrose Library's policy for adding new materials to the collection. (PDF)

Collection Development Process

This document outlines the collection developement process. (PDF)

Library Liaisons

Contact the liaison for your department.

Curriculum Development Proposal (Archives)

Find out about the Whitman College Library Curriculum Development Initiative for Manuscripts, Archives, Rare Books, and Other Special Collections Materials. (PDF)

Data Management Plans

Learn more about preparing a data management plan for grant applications and see what Whitman resources are available to assist faculty in DMP development.

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