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This guide is intended to help students taking online courses at UMB to use services and access resources at the Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) from a distance.
Last Updated: Apr 28, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Hello!  As a student taking online courses at UMB, you may have unique needs in accessing and using information sources and library services. 

This guide serves as a starting point for students who need to use resources and services at the Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL), but are not able to come to campus.  Please do not hesitate to contact the Reference desk at Ask Us! or your Library Liaison if you need assistance.


Guide Contents

Access Resources Off-Campus

Connecting from Off Campus
Reserve Readings
Books and E-books
Search for Journal Articles
Get Journal Articles

Begin Your Research (Research Essentials)

Databases for Research
Evaluating Information
Organizing, Writing, and Citing Information
Plagiarism and Copyright

Get Help

Need Help?
Your Library Liaison
Citing Sources


Ask Us

Visit Ask Us! to find answers to common questions or chat with Reference Staff

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at 410-706-7996
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at 410-695-6362

Request a consultation

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