Faculty Teaching Distance Education Classes

Library Instruction Request Form  |  Reserve Materials  |  Distance Education Library Services


Instructional Support

Librarians are available to visit your off-campus class in person or virtually:

  • Face-to-face at an off-site computer lab (when available)
  • Virtually in the AETZone
  • Online via web conferencing in AsULearn
  • Delivered from an ASU campus distance learning classroom when a receiving site is available at the remote site
  • Occasionally, off-campus students inquire about coming to Belk Library for an instruction session -- small group or full class sessions can be arranged

Librarians can also provide instructional support in:

  • AsULearn by developing content, designing assignments, monitoring a research forum, and more
  • Assignment design by consulting with faculty to develop assignments that incorporate effective information literacy and critical thinking skills
  • Resource page design by developing research or course-specific guides
  • To schedule a library instruction session or to consult with a librarian for resource support, please complete and submit:   
    Library Instruction Request Form


Reserves for Distance Education Students

Electronic Reserves

  • Required and heavy demand course materials such as journal articles and book excerpts can be scanned and placed on electronic reserves.
  • Students identify electronic reserves by course number or instructor's name.
  • Students must have Adobe Acrobat to read e-reserves (a free download). Instructions are available on the Reserves page. All reserves are subject to US Copyright Law.   Copyright information.
  • Click on Reserve Guidelines for Faculty to learn how to place materials on electronic reserve.


Distance Education Library Services

  • The University Library is committed to ensuring that distance education students and the faculty who teach them are afforded the same level of library services and resources as their on-campus peers.