Faculty Resources

Films on Demand
This database can be utilized in your face-to-face, online and ITV classes.  FOD is now easily embedded into Brightspace.  Within Brightspace click on "Insert Stuff" and choose Films on Demand.

Library Instruction
The librarian is available for classroom orientations, library tours or as a resource for projects.

Course Reserves
Materials can be placed on reserve in the library. Please see the librarian for this service.

Permanent links to articles and ebooks can be embedded into your Brightspace page.  Please see library staff or TLR to learn how.

Requests to Purchase Materials
Faculty and staff are encouraged to select materials for the library which directly support their instructional needs. Please forward requests to the librarian.

Interlibrary Loan Service
ILL is a service for Riverland students, faculty, and staff that allows our patrons to request books and other materials from other libraries in Minnesota.  

Professional Journals Databases

Gale Educator's Reference Center Complete: Journals and reports for professional educators. Compliments ERIC by offering full text of many of the journals found in the ERIC database.

Gale Professional Collection: Database of  journals covering all types of professions.

ERIC: Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 317,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

Library Information Science & Technology Abstracts: An index to books and journals designed for librarians.  Coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.




Riverland Library: 507-433-0533

Librarian:  Jeannie Diggs
507-433-0571 (office)
507-433-0808 (reference desk)

Library Hours


Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.