Helpful tools for our Hawk Faculty

We’re adding some helpful tools and resources for the amazing Hawk Faculty team! Keep innovating, collaborating, and working together through this time. Our students appreciate all you do! If you know of another tool or resource we can add to this please forward it to

As you are working remotely, please make sure your devices are locked and kept physically in a secure area.  Make sure your home WiFi is password protected and be careful about connecting to unsecured WiFi in public areas when working with Howard College information that may be sensitive.

Making sure your devices are updated and software patches are installed is important.

Here’s a helpful article I found with information about security and teleworking.

– Eric H.

Cambridge and Oxford have opened the archives of their university presses – which also house online databases – to public access until the end of May, meaning students can access over 700 online textbooks for free.

JSTOR is expanding their open access materials offerings.

Students may be able to access their textbooks through RedShelf  –  or through VitalSource –

BookShare: and AccessText:  are 2 more resources that require a subscription but we have one already. Email Jim Walterhouse if you need a book from either of these.

More textbook resources

OpenStax –
Open Education Consortium –
Open Textbook Library –