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Distance Learning: Start Here

This guide offers an introduction to library services; tools and tips for research, writing, and citation; and key resources for distance education students.

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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!

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Use this guide to find resources and services available to distance learners.

Research Volunteers Needed

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To help us continue the progress on the newly redesigned libraries' website, we are looking for undergraduate and graduate students, local or distance learners, faculty and staff, to participate in focus groups.

Volunteers will receive a $10.00 Target gift card. 

To register, please fill out a form at the following link:

Any questions, please contact principal investigator Denise Quintel at