This guide contains library services for students participating in online and distance classes.
Last Updated: May 13, 2013
Welcome! Online and distance learning students at the University of Kansas enjoy the same library privileges as on-campus students. If your questions are not answered in this guide, please contact us!
- Online Research Guides by Subject/Course
This link will take you to a webpage with a list of research guides organized by subject and courses. These online guides are a valuable source for finding relevant and credible resources for your research needs.
- "How To" Videos
These guides contain short videos designed to explain and demonstrate how to use the library resources available to you. Example of what you will find include, search strategies to make your research more efficient, how to evaluate resources, how to request items the KU Libraries don't have, and the different citation software available to you to make your research and writing easier.
- Off-Campus Access to KU Library Databases and E-Journals
This website contains a list of the online databases full of journals and articles that will be useful for your research. If you are off campus you will be prompted to log in to them with your KU online ID and password. Click here for access policies, especially important in between semesters: http://www.lib.ku.edu/technology/db_connec.shtml>
- Search The KU Catalog for Books and More
This link will take you to the online catalog to search for items that the KU Libraries own physically or virtually. You will find books, journals, videos, music, newspapers and more!
- Book/Article Checkout and Delivery
This webpage will explain how to checkout library materials and if needed, how to have them delivered to you, and return policies.