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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 FY19 is below:


Tosca Gonsalves   


Behavioral Sciences,Humanities, Criminal Justice, Education, Career and Technical, Children's Literature, English/Communications/Foreign Languages/INRW, Veterinary Technology

Cynthia Sanchez



Social Sciences, Sciences, Kinesiology,  Mexican-American Studies, Student Development/EDUC,

Fine and Performing Arts/Speech Communication

Tina Mesa


Library Science

Susan Puccio


Mathematics, Accounting, Engineering

Jeanne Martinez


Community Programs (GED/ESL/Mariachi)

B.J. Schanzer


Young Adult and Leisure


TexShare Card

The TexShare program allows you, as a Palo Alto student, to check out books from other libraries that participate in the program. You must obtain a TexShare card from your home library (Palo Alto College) - instructions for getting a card are here:

TexShare Card Information

Note that borrowers must abide by the lending rules established by the individual library being visited, not the circulation policies of the Palo Alto College library.

If you have obtained a TexShare card from another institution and are interested in borrowing materials from Palo Alto, note that you are limited to 4 items, with 1 renewal per item. Overdue materials cannot be renewed.

For more information, contact the Circulation Desk at 486-3555.


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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