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Services for Distance Education

The John Vaughan Library believes in providing services to all students, faculty, and staff regardless of their location.  Library services may differ from regular services, but attempt to be the equivalent.  The library has prepared a policy statement concerning services to distance education students.

Definition of distance learning:

The library defines distance learning as either synchronous or asynchronous offered away from the three main campuses in traditional or nontraditional format.  These services are offered to all people involved in distance education including enrolled students, faculty, staff, and administrators.

NSU General:

    Blackboard-logon access
    Distance/Online Learning-NSU Center for Teaching and Learning
    Web Mail-easy access to email
    Technical assistance-Microcomputing Help Service
    VPN-remote access to I and L drives
    Faculty Web pages-contact information and syllabi

Library Services available:

    Librarians–answer questions about research or using library materials.
    Instruction– general tutorials and librarians.
    Circulation–information about loan periods and policies.
    OK-Share–a library card that can be used at other Oklahoma libraries.
    E Reserve–access to electronic articles placed on Reserve by faculty.
    Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery–access to books not held in NSU collections, or held at other NSU locations.
    About the Library–includes directions to the NSU Library, maps of the building, and hours.
    Remote access help (library)– includes FAQ and Technical Support.

Resources available:

    NSU Library Catalog.
    Additional Library Catalogs– access to other local library catalogs.
    Databases– Subject listing of databases.
    To access, use your NT password and userid: Get NT password and userid.
    E-journals/books–title index of online journals and books.

For Faculty:

    Instruction- Schedule an online or in-person library instruction class.
    NSU Libraries-Services for Faculty and Staff    

Page created and maintained by Gary Cheatham
Last Updated: December 16, 2013