Belk Library & Information Commons offers many services to help you succeed in online learning, including:

  • Individual research help
  • Chat
  • How-to videos
  • Online workshops
  • Book delivery to your home

5 Ways to Use the Library While AwayThe Top 5 Things You Need To Know About The App State Library

  1. You can still connect with librarians and library staff
    1. Schedule a Research Advisory Appointment via Zoom
    2. Email the library
    3. Chat with the library
    4. Text with the library: (828) 202-8536 (M-F 9am-5pm)
    5. Find your subject librarian
  2. You can still get high quality materials - both digital and physical
    1. APPsearch pulls in books, ebooks, articles, and more from our catalog and most popular online databases 24/7. 
    2. Until the library building reopens (TBA), you can have books mailed to you.
    3. Need a collection of research specific to your major or another discipline? Don’t forget our online subject databases.
  3. If you need something for your research that we don’t have, you can still request materials via interlibrary loan.
  4. The library offers self-directed help via an extensive list of course-specific and major/discipline-specific research guides.
  5. Belk Library’s physical study rooms might be unavailable but did you know you could create virtual group study rooms using Zoom?

For more, visit Belk Library’s Student Resource Guide

Instructors can also download the "5 Ways to Use the Library While Away" infographic as a PDF