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This guide offers an introduction to library services; tools and tips for research, writing, and citation; and key resources for distance education students.
Last Updated: Jun 13, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Guide Contents

Color photograph of Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library.  Exterior view from quadrangle.

Use this guide to:

  • Find books, articles, images, websites and other resources
  • Find information on library services
  • Ask for help!

Best Bets

  • Scout
    The library "catalog." Use Scout to search for books, journals, articles, images and more from a single search box.

  • University Libraries Website
    Find information about library services, manage your library, account, and access library resources. Use the site search to quickly find the information you need.
  • Library Account
    View your account and renew books from UA Libraries (to renew books from other institutions contact ILL).
  • Login Problem Report
    Report problems with logging into or accessing the libraries' systems.
  • Technical Help (College of Continuing Studies)
    Online course help, e-learning tutorials, myBama help, and more.


As the Distance Education Librarian, my goal is to help ensure that Distance Learners recieve the same level of support and access to our resources as our on-campus cohort.




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