Welcome to ODU Library’s web page for ODU distance cohorts! In accordance with the , we are committed to provide our distance learners with services and resources equivalent to what is offered to students and faculty on ODU’s main Sunbury Road campus.
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Click on the links to go directly to the services online. To gain access to most of ODU Library's electronic resources, use your last name and the last 7 digitis of your ODU student ID number.
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Distance learners, or eLearners, within Franklin county are entitled to the same library services as our on-campus students; distance learners outside of Franklin county are eligible for additional services for obtaining articles and books.
Click on the library tools to start searching!
|For books, ebooks, journals, magazines, videos, and more
||For books, videos, and more from library collections statewide
||Additional ebooks available to ODU faculty, staff, and students
||For articles, reviews, and discipline-specific research
Journals, magazines, & newspapers available through ODU Library
|For distance learners in and outside of Ohio. Read further details...
|| Online reference resources.
||Tools to assist in finding and evaluating information online
Use the for your research. From , choose your discipline for the best databases available for your research. For , make sure you use your last name and the last 7 digitis of your ODU student ID number.
Submit an interlibrary loan request via . For more information about interlibrary loan, visit the or read the library's .
For Distance Cohorts and for Distant Learners located outside of Franklin County, library staff will post the article to your online ILLiad account as soon as possible, whether the article is available in ODU Library's collection or in another library. In the rare event that an article is not conducive to scanning, it will be sent via UPS.
There is typically no charge for regular interlibrary loan services; however, there will be a $15 charge if the article requires document delivery services. No charge will be placed on your account without your approval to pursue the item.
are entitled to the same library services as traditional campus patrons. Search the first. If ODU does not have what you need, try the . If OhioLINK does not have what you need, you can submit an . Both OhioLINK and interlibrary loan items will be available to be picked up from the ODU Library counter. Any OhioLINK item can also be picked up at any OhioLINK library--just specify your pickup location when you submit the request.
should use (1) the for finding electronic (online) books available through ODU Library and (2) the first for books, videos, and other materials. The Pickup Anywhere (PUA) service will allow you to request a book or video from any OhioLINK library to be delivered to any other OhioLINK library in a matter of a few days, as long as the item is not available at ODU Library.
- If you are unable to locate or request the item you need in OhioLINK you may submit an ; ODU Library staff will then address the situation to see if the request can be honored
should identify the books or videos they need using the , , or any other method () and then simply submit an if you are unable to find the item in a library near you.
- ODU Library staff will review the request to see if it can be honored
- If possible, the item will be either pulled from our shelves and sent to you via UPS or obtained through Interlibrary Loan and mailed to you.
- Please allow at least two weeks for delivery in the event that the item will need to be obtained from another library first.
- ODU Library will pay all shipping costs; it is the responsibility of the eLearning patron to make sure the item is returned to the ODU Library by the date due.
Page last updated: 29 October 2012 |