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Distance Education Library Services: Faculty Services

Distance Education students have access to the full array of Belk Library and Information Commons resources and services.

Instructional Support

Instructional Support

Librarians are available to visit your off-campus class in person or virtually:

  • Face-to-face at an off-site computer lab (when available)
  • Virtually in the AETZone
  • Online via web conferencing in AsULearn
  • Delivered from an ASU campus distance learning classroom when a receiving site is available at the remote site
  • Occasionally, off-campus students inquire about coming to Belk Library for an instruction session -- small group or full class sessions can be arranged

Librarians can also provide instructional support in:

  • AsULearn by developing content, designing assignments, monitoring a research forum, and more
  • Assignment design by consulting with faculty to develop assignments that incorporate effective information literacy and critical thinking skills
  • Resource page design by developing research or course-specific guides
  • To schedule a library instruction session or to consult with a librarian for resource support, please complete and submit:   
    Library Instruction Request Form


For Students


For Faculty


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The AETZone is a 3D immersive learning environment. Within the AETZone is Belk Library Forum.  Librarians are available to meet you in Belk Library to assist you with your research - just ask us.   Within the Belk Library space you will find:

  • Orientation and Research Center - providing links to resources and tools
  • Digitial Media Center - providing links to popular electronic collections
  • Amphitheatre - classroom seating and a display panel where information literacy sessions and special events are provided
  • Workrooms - 3 rooms for group workspace with a display panel and separate sound regions
  • Discussion Areas - 4 areas with separate sound regions for group work

Can I get into the AETZone?  In order to enter the AETZone you must have citizenship which is granted based on class enrollment.  Students enrolled in classes within the Department of Leadership and Educational Studies (Higher Education, Instructional Technology, Library Science, and School Administration) may have their classes offered within the AETZone.