This guide is designed to connect Ball State University Online and Distance Education students and faculty to relevant services and resources.
Click on the tabs to the left to access the following information:
Background Information: Links and guides to finding background information and electronic reference sources available through the University Libraries and on the World Wide Web
Books: Information about how to find print and electronic books in the BSU Libraries and other libraries worldwide, and guidelines for requesting books through Interlibrary Loan
Articles: Links and guides to interdisciplinary and subject-specific article databases as well as information about MultiLink and Interlibrary Loan
Dissertations: Information about how to find dissertations and theses in print and online and a guide to conducting thesis research
Multimedia: Links to online image and multimedia resources, information regarding University Libraries media collections, and guides to copyright issues
Research Tools: Links to citation style guides and useful bibliographic management software and cloud computing applications
For Faculty: Information for distance educators regarding library instruction, e-reserves, Blackboard, and copyright
HELP!: Information about requesting an online reference appointment as well as other ways to get assistance from a librarian help
FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section
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