Using Zoom to Meet with Your Librarian

Basics of using Zoom for library consultations and instruction

Zoom at UTSA

Zoom is available to all UTSA faculty, students, and staff through a University site license. Access your account at UTSA' s Academic Innovation offers tips and videos on Zoom features and customizing your Zoom account.

Download and Install Zoom

A Zoom account is not required to meet with a librarian. Users who have not previously installed the Zoom plug-in will be prompted to download and install the software upon clicking a Zoom meeting invitation link.

If you were not provided with a link, please contact your librarian (or other meeting host) as they will need to send you a link for the proper meeting room.

You may also install Zoom from the following link -

For the Android or iOS clients, please search for "Zoom" in the Google Play Store or the App Store on your device.

What is Zoom?

Zoom is a remote conferencing software that can be used for virtual meetings. Zoom enables users to connect through audio, video, and chat as well as share screens with one another. A browser plugin is available for those not interested in downloading the full program and Zoom can also be used from Android and iOS devices, like phones and tablets.

This guide discusses the basics of using Zoom to meet with your librarian.