Contact Us

PAU Research Librarians 

Email the PAU Research Librarians at: librarian@paloaltou.edu for the following:

  • Research assistance, help with literature reviews and database searching
  • Schedule in-class training sessions tailored to specific content areas
  • Any urgent matter or any question when you aren’t sure exactly who to contact

Library Circulation Desk

Contact the Circulation Desk for the following:

  • Library study room reservations
  • Using Zoom in the study rooms
  • Checking out, returning, and **renewing** library materials
  • Paying fines
  • **Checking your library account**
  • **Checking availability of library materials (including Course Reserves)**
  • **Placing library materials on hold**
  • Assistance with locating library materials
  • Picking up and returning items requested through InterLibrary Loan (ILL)
  • Picking up personal copies of dissertations
  • Checking out and returning faculty lab keys
  • Lost & Found
  • Referrals for other questions and concerns

Please email the PAU Research Librarians at: librarian@paloaltou.edu

or call us (650) 433-3808 for assistance.

 

**Or go online to use your WorldCat account. Log in with your PAU email credentials**

Brittney Otero, Reference and Instruction Librarian 
botero@paloaltou.edu | (650) 433-3891

Contact Brittney for the following:

  • Research assistance i.e. database searching, citing sources, etc.
  • Receiving in-person/virtual instruction on library research tools
  • Assistance with Interlibrary Loan Services (ILL)
  • Accessing and using library collections and resources 
  • Questions about navigating the library website, catalog, and databases

Mary Anderson, Associate University Librarian
manderson@paloaltou.edu | (650) 433-3816

Contact Mary for the following:

  • Questions about general library policies and procedures
  • Questions about library services, including Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and Course Reserves.
  • Questions about materials in the collection, circulation policies, and online access
  • Questions about library copies of PAU dissertations and psychological test materials
  • Questions about your online library account in WorldCat (library catalog), including overdue items, requested items, and fine balances
  • Assistance with navigating the library website and online library tools, including WorldCat, the PAU databases, ILL, and library guides.
  • Assistance with using WorldCat, the PAU databases, and other online library tools to find and access materials
  • Assistance with setting up and using Course Reserves
  • Assistance with setting up faculty keys and other special items for circulation
  • Assistance with requests for materials to add to the collection
  • Reporting errors in the journals list, ILL, WorldCat, the PAU databases, and other online library tools
  • Providing feedback on online and in-person library experiences

Glenn Saito, Assistant Director of Academic Technology
gsaito@paloaltou.edu | (650) 433-3875

Contact Glenn for the following:

  • Assistance setting up courses in the Canvas LMS
  • Assistance and troubleshooting with the Canvas LMS
  • Assistance with using video in your online course
  • To request recording using course capture in the classrooms
  • Instruction in using course capture or other educational technologies
  • To request audio-visual services or recording

Scott Hines, University Librarian and Director of Academic Technology

shines@paloaltou.edu | (650) 433-3855

Contact Scott for the following:

  • Research assistance, help with literature reviews and database searching
  • Schedule in-class training sessions tailored to specific content areas
  • Questions about the collections and policies of PAU Library and of other Libraries
  • Questions about using technology for teaching and research
  • Questions about Canvas LMS
  • Academic Technology policies, plans, and suggestions