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Library Support for Distance Education
The Sue & Radcliffe Killam Library supports Distance Education programs at TAMIU by providing both
on-campus and remote access through its website to a large number of electronic resources, including:
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Over 200 databases in all academic disciplines.
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More than 35,000 electronic journals.
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Access to approximately 150,000 eBooks and downloadable audiobooks.
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Video streaming through services like Films on Demand, the Nursing Digital Library and others.
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Research Guides that facilitate learning about library resources in specific disciplines.
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Web-based interlibrary loan system that delivers most article and book chapter requests via
email (books will still have to be picked up at the library).
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Dedicated email address for distance education faculty members and students to report
problems or difficulties accessing library resources:
Under Development
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Dedicated section in the Library website to support distance learners and faculty.
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Additional Research Guides in specific subject disciplines relevant to Distance Education courses
and programs.
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Tutorials on how to use Library resources and services.
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Virtual reference service to remotely provide online assistance to both students and faculty.
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Copyright resources and guides.
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Focus groups to assess Library support needed by faculty and students.
For additional information on special services for distance education faculty and students, please send
an email t
call the Reference Desk at (956) 326-2138, or contact your
department’s Library liaison in the list below. We are here to help you.
Library Liaisons FY2013
Psychology & Communication – Malynda Dalton – (956) 326-2403
Biology & Chemistry – John Maxstadt – (956) 326-2116,
College of Education – John Maxstadt– (956) 326-2116
College of Nursing & Health Sciences – Rodney Webb – (956) 326-2119,
Engineering, Mathematics & Physics – John Maxstadt – (956) 326-2116
Fine & Performing Arts – Malynda Dalton – (956) 326-2403
Humanities – Jeanette Hatcher – (956) 326-2404
Military Science – Malynda Dalton – (956) 326-2403,
Public Affairs & Social Research – Jeanette Hatcher – (956) 326-2404
A.R. Sánchez, Jr. School of Business – Rodney Webb – (956) 326-2
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