Faculty Support

We work with faculty to craft our collections, services, and instructional resources that will best support research, classes, and the Berklee community.

Research Help

Reach out to our librarians for help with your research projects, our services include:

  • One-on-one consultations, by appointment
  • Help with literature searching or reviews
  • Training on advanced research skills
  • Help with special research projects
  • Find items in the Berklee Archives, including materials that document the history, activities, and contributions of Berklee and Boston Conservatory’s academic and administrative departments, faculty, students, and alumni, with additional special collections in jazz and popular music. Physical archival collections are accessible by appointment (archives@berklee.edu) during regular operations.

Class Instruction

Our Instruction Team is comprised of librarians who provide a suite of services to help with your classes. We stay informed of the latest pedagogy and teaching methodologies. Reach out to us and we can make a plan tailored to support your students' with using the library. Some of the services we provide for class support include:

  • Class visits and worskhops on how to use the library and learning how to navigate information
  • Create instructional objects that can be shared individually and/or embedded into courses.
  • Create study guides, tutorials, modules, videos, and other learning objects that can be integrated into courses
  • Library visits and tours
  • Collaboration in designing research assignments and integrating information literacy skills into your course
  • Scheduling and hosting film viewings

Course Reserves

We hold and/or digitize items that are important for a particular class. 

Purchase Requests

Fill out this form to recommend a purchase. (While not every request can be fulfilled, the Libraries strive to grant most faculty purchase requests.) For further information, or to discuss a needed title, please contact: Brendan Higgins  bhiggins@berklee.edu

Borrowing Items

Faculty can check out 20 scores, books, Learning DVDs, and play-along CDs for one semester, and 10 DVDs and CDs for seven days. Faculty may check out their Reserve items overnight. Reserve items for another faculty member may only have extended use for more than two-hours with permission of that faculty member.

Creative Technology Tool Training

The Libraries offer many workshops as well as one-on-one training on equipment to students, both hardware and software, and VR equipment. Visit our homepage for upcoming classes or request an online consultaiton with one of our experts. During regular operations, we have in-person worksops in the Creative Technology Center, first floor, 150 Mass Ave. Appointments for peer training are held in the Learning Center on the 2nd floor. Contact Blair Pershyn, (bpershyn@berklee.edu) for more information.