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Information, forms, and library resources for PAC faculty.

Resources for Faculty

This guide includes information about Library Instruction, Reserves, Interlibrary Loan, and other information of interest to Palo Alto faculty. For general library help, please contact the Reference Desk at 210-486-3557 or the Circulation Desk at 210-486-3555.

Library Liaisons

Each subject area or academic department has been assigned to a Library liaison. The librarian assigned to your area will make recommendations for purchase of new materials, oversee periodical availability, and make deselection decisions. Ideally, classroom faculty will work with the librarian in their area to ensure the best-informed decisions regarding library resources and materials. The list of library liaisons for FY20 is below:



Tosca Gonsalves   


  Career and Technical, Children's Literature, English/Communications/Foreign Languages/INRW,     Veterinary Technology, Community Programs

Tina Mesa


  Library Science

Linda Plevak


  Sciences and Kinesiology

Susan Puccio


  Mathematics, Accounting, Engineering

Cynthia Sanchez


  Behavioral Sciences incl.  Mexican-American Studies; Fine and Performing Arts/Speech     Communication; Social Sciences; Student Development/EDUC


B.J. Schanzer


  Young Adult and Leisure

Sara Schmidt


   Palo Alto College and San Antonio Poetry Archives


To place items on reserve, please complete the form below, and return it to the Library. For questions about library reserves, please contact the Circulation desk at 210-486-3555.

Search Books and More with Palomino Search

The newly updated Palomino Search provides you with access to the Ozuna Library’s resources via a single entry point. The tutorial listed below will look at performing a keyword search and review the unique features available within Palomino Search.  You can search for books, e-books, e-vdeos, journal articles, and much more. 

 Click here to view the Palomino Search tutorial or  here to use the Palomino Search.

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