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Distance Learning: Start Here

This guide provides resources and helpful tips to support students in Distance Learning programs or online courses.

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·     Consultations with librarians via phone and Internet 

·     Virtual reference services: e-mail, instant message, and 24-hour text chat 

·     Full access to the libraries’ electronic course reserves 

·     Course-specific multimedia research guides and Web pages developed at the request of faculty 

·     Electronic delivery of library materials owned by USC or obtained through interlibrary loan 

·     Delivery of USC Libraries-owned books via UPS—up to 10 books per semester,  delivered approximately within one week of request 

·     Remote access to USC Libraries’ collection of electronic databases, full-text journal articles, and e-books

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