You are a distance learner if
If you don't recognize yourself in the above categories, and you still consider yourself a distance student, contact us so that we can make adjustments on our end to continue providing you library services.
We strive to offer our distance learners the same services available to on-campus students. Therefore, as a distance learner you have full access to:
However, as a distance learner there are a few extra hoops to jump through (we try to keep them low to the ground ;-).
The purpose of this page is to help you understand what you need to do to get there!
If you find a book through the online catalog that SMSU owns, you can request that we pull it from the shelf and send it to you. Also, if SMSU doesn't own a book or the full-text of an article that you need, we have a wide network of libraries we can ask to borrow it from-- and then pass it along to you. Here are the essential things to know about this service:
We're happy to schedule research consultations with our distance learners! Here's what to do if you'd like to make an appointment: