Online/Distance Learning Library Services

This guide is for the students and faculty who are enrolled in or teaching fully online courses at UTSA.

Support Your Teaching with UTSA Libraries

We have a wide variety of means to support our tenure and non-tenure track faculty.

Please look at our guide to find out how we can help you with:

  • ebooks
  • persistent links
  • media digization
  • course guides
  • and much more!

Course Reserves

You may request articles and book chapters to be placed on electronic reserves in your online course. We will ensure that all requested reserve items are copyright-compliant.

If you are planning to use a library e-book in your online course, please contact your librarian at least two weeks in advance to ensure that a particular e-book has sufficient use permissions and obtain a link that works off-campus.

Streaming Video

We have a wide variety of streaming video sources that may be used in your Blackboard courses.  Learn how to find a properly formatted persistent link to ensure seamless off-campus access to the steaming media:

Copyright for Online Courses

The Library offers these resources to instructors to help navigate copyright requirement when teaching online: