The University of Southern Maine Library provides a full range of library services to students taking online classes. Your research needs can be met through our electronic databases and online resources. We also offer email and chat reference assistance to help get you started on your research: http://library.usm.maine.edu/research/askus/index.html.
Interlibrary Loan will provide you with desktop delivery to anything we do not have access to electronically in a matter of a day or two.
You will need:
1. Your student id: http://usm.maine.edu/usmcard/distancecard. Be certain to identify yourself as an online distance learner.
2. An ILLiad account (interlibrary loan): http://illiad.usm.maine.edu/
For more complete information and to access major library research links: http://library.usm.maine.edu/services/distanceed/index.html
Head of Access Services