Bata Library and the Durham GTA Campus Library & Learning Centre are now open to current students, staff, and faculty. For detailed information about the re-opening of the libraries, please see our reopening announcement.

Trent University Library & Archives continues to offer electronic collections and virtual services. Please contact us at to access virtual services and supports. Check for updates regularly on our COVID-19 Alert Page.

Faculty Services: Teaching Assistance

Library webpages to help your teaching:

  • E-Reading Lists: Delivering Course Readings Electronically
    • Outlines several methods for providing links to online readings.
  • Finding Permanent Links to Online Documents
    • How to create and use links to the Library's online resources for your course syllabus, online courses, or webpages.If you need help finding persistent links to online resources, please contact
  • Add the Proxy Prefix to a URL to allow off-campus access.
    • Use to direct Trent users to restricted databases. Most links (urls) can be routed through the proxy server by adding the following prefix to the beginning of the link.
    • Example:
  • DOI - Digital Object Identifier
    • Part of the "Persistent Links" tutorial, our webpage on how a DOI works and how to create a link to a document using DOI.
  • Trent Media
  • Copyright
    • Read about Copyright restrictions and what the Copyright Office can do for you.