Distance Learning Library Services: Home

A guide to Buley Library's services and support for online teaching and learning, plus links to selected resources for online research.

Finding Library Resources (Books, articles, etc.)

Library Services for Online Students and Faculty

CSU Intercampus Loans - any circulating (can be checked out) item in the CONSULS Library Catalog can be sent to any CSU library. You can also visit any CSU library and check books out using your SCSU ID (Hoot Loot Card). (Distance students, it IS possible for you to get a card. Instructions are on the Card Office website.)

Interlibrary Loan - photocopies of materials not available online are available to distance students. Request articles, book chapters, reports, etc., using the ILL forms. Call (203-392-7038) or email (parisb1@southernct.edu) Beth Paris for more information. Be sure to check the Journal Locator for online availability of journal articles before using ILL.

Limited access to SCSU books is available to distance students. Check the Access Services for Distance Education page for full policies.

Help and Instruction

Faculty - contact the Distance Education Librarian for information on "embedding" a librarian in your online course and using full text linking from your online course to our full text resources. Library Services for Online/Distance Faculty

Students - contact the Distance Education Librarian or a Subject Specialist Librarian for help finding references or using the Library website.

More Library Policies and Services...

Getting Help

Contact the Library Coordinator for Distance Learning, Rebecca Hedreen, using the contact information on the right.

See also Distance Education Librarian's Weblog, Frequently Answered Questions. (See the end of this page for the most recent posts.)

Reference Desk - the Reference Desk is staffed most hours when the library is open. Messages can be left by email, voicemail, or text messagingSubject Specialist Librarians - call, email, or use the online form for one-on-one help in a specific subject.


Sciences and Distance Librarian

Rebecca Hedreen
Hilton C. Buley Library
BU 122H
Profile (with calendar):
Website / Blog Page

Frequently Questioned Answers blog