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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:
Over 200 databases in all academic disciplines.
More than 35,000 electronic journals.
Access to approximately 150,000 eBooks and downloadable audiobooks.
Video streaming through services like Films on Demand, the Nursing Digital Library and others.
Research Guides that facilitate learning about library resources in specific disciplines.
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).
Dedicated email address for distance education faculty members and students to report
problems or difficulties accessing library resources:
Under Development
Dedicated section in the Library website to support distance learners and faculty.
Additional Research Guides in specific subject disciplines relevant to Distance Education courses
and programs.
Tutorials on how to use Library resources and services.
Virtual reference service to remotely provide online assistance to both students and faculty.
Copyright resources and guides.
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