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Faculty Resources: Distance Teaching


How can I get physical items from the Tech Library?

Find the item using Find it... then request item using the Interlibrary Loan Request. Use the Pickup Location field to indicate that your are using Distance Library Services. Item will be mailed to you at no cost. Return cost will be your responsibility. 

Do you partner with any other libraries for reciprocal borrowing? 

Yes. We are a member of ARKLink, a consortia of college and university libraries in Arkansas. Request a card. See Services & Help tab. 

Can I get library instruction for my distance class?

Yes. There are a variety of ways to do this. You can make an appointment to set up a Collaborate session, or request specific tasks you wish to be addressed. We can also curate a Research Guide for to fit your needs. Check out the selection already available on a broad range of subjects.  

Contact Sherry Tinerella or 479-964-0571 for more information on instruction. 


Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a free service that locates and obtains books, articles, & audio/visual items that are not part of Tech's collections. Available to currently enrolled students, staff, & faculty whose library account is in good standing. 

Use the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Request button to request articles, books, or media from other libraries. 

 Articles  - Usually delivered within days because these requests are most often filled electronically. Book chapters are handled in this manner as well. You will be notified when digital copy is available for access.

 Books & Media  - Allow at least one week for physical items. High demand items may take longer. Textbook requests are NOT accepted. 

 Intercampus Loans   Use ILL forms to request items from the other campus. Must indicate campus in Pickup Location field on form. 

 Distance Learning Services  - Students are eligible for Distance Learning Services from the library when taking all courses online and live more than 25 miles from either campus. Choose Distance Learning Services from the Pickup Location field on form. 


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Use WorldCat, a catalog of books available in libraries all over the world, to find books not found at Tech. Use the information to request items. 

Using Other College/University Libraries

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ARKLink is a group of college and university libraries in Arkansas who share library resources with students of member libraries. Click above for more information and participating libraries. 

Cards are available to Tech students, faculty, and staff whose library accounts are in good standing. They are valid for one semester. Go to Circulation Desk with your ID to pick one up OR use the button below and a card will be issued and mailed OR email