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Professional Development Schools Network: Introduction

A Guide for Professors in Residence

Welcome to the David & Lorraine Cheng Library

Thank you for visiting the Library Research Guide for Professors in Residence. This guide will connect you to library resources and services to help you in this course.

Your comments are welcome! Please let me know if this guide meets your needs.

  Have a Question? Contact a Librarian:

By phone

Call 973-720-2116

The Reference Desk is staffed until 10PM Sunday-Friday and until 8:00pm on Saturday.

By e-mail

Send your question to the Reference Desk via email -   Allow 24 hours for a response. 

Schedule a Research Appointment

Contact the library for an appointment with a Reference Librarian: Schedule Research Help  

Professors in Residence & the Cheng Library

Professors in Residence who are also Student Supervisors are considered Adjunct Faculty of William Paterson University. As adjunct faculty you have access to all the Library's online resources, as well as borrowing privileges.

If you cannot get to the Library to borrow materials you can request that materials be delivered to Valley Road. Find the item in our Books & Media search, then sign in to place a Request.  Be sure to include a note indicating that you wish the item to be delivered to your office. 

Materials can be returned in the Book Drop in the lobby of 1600 Valley Road.

For additional information about Library services for faculty see,

What this guide contains:

This is a guide to Professional Development Resources: A Guide for Professors in Residence. Here's what you'll find:

Finding Books about Education: Includes a link to the Online Catalog of the David & Lorraine Cheng Library, as well as links to some books in the Library's collection.

Online Resources: Includes links to databases of articles about education, as well as other useful databases.

Video Resources: Links to NJVid and the Online Catalog of the Cheng Library, as well as sample video titles.

K-12 Databases: Links to JerseyClicks and other databases for students K-12.

Special Topics: This page has links to resources on topics presented at PIR meetings.


Education Librarian

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Neil Grimes
Education & Curriculum Materials Librarian
Office, Room 114c
David and Lorraine Cheng Library
William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ 07470