Services for Faculty

OpScan Exam Grading

We offer OpScan Exam grading for all ECU Health Sciences faculty and staff.

Use our OpScan Exam Grading service

Class Reserves

Faculty can reserve physical and electronic materials so that they are available for their entire class.

Use our class reserves service

Scholarly Communication

Scholarly Communication is the cycle in which authors create, evaluate, disseminate, and preserve new knowledge. Librarians can assist in discovering research and grant opportunities, managing data, measuring impact, and more.

Use our scholarly communication services

Systematic Review Service

Use our systematic review service when you need to go more in-depth into a research topic. The lengthy systematic review process aims to find and synthesize all of the scholarly research on a particular topic.

Learn more about our Systematic Review Service

Literature Searches

We can assist with or perform searches for you. We can also set up an auto-alert search with updates on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis. Contact your liaison librarian for assistance.

Professional Writing Consultation

Our Professional Writing Consultation service assists faculty writers from health-related programs with projects such as peer-reviewed articles, grant proposals, conference presentations, and other scholarly writing projects.

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Evaluate Publishers

We can help you determine which journals are appropriate for publishing your topic in, locate their impact factors, and peer-reviewed status. Contact your liaison librarian for assistance.


We can help faculty, staff, and students comply with their responsibility to use materials in compliance with US Copyright law.

Learn more about copyright at ECU

Sustainable Scholarship

Sustainable Scholarship means addressing the unsustainable marketplace for scholarly resources. ECU Libraries is committed to making access to research more sustainable, affordable, transparent, and open.

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Data Management

We provide resources and services related to data management plans, data repositories, agency requirements, and other related services.

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Hold Service & Faculty/Staff Office Delivery

You can request items be retrieved for you from Joyner, Music, and Laupus Health Sciences libraries and pick them up at the service desk of your choice. Faculty and staff may also request delivery to their departmental offices.

Learn more about our hold and office delivery service

History Collections

Use our History Collections to research the history of health care and medicine in Eastern NC. We have a wide range of resources including rare book, manuscripts, artifacts, and more. Contact our archivist for assistance at

Learn more about our History Collections

Accreditation Assistance

Accreditation of programs, schools, and departments often requires evidence of institutional resources to support programs, including library resources and services. We are happy to work with you to provide the information and statistics on library resources and services for reports requested by accrediting bodies. Contact your liaison librarian for assistance.