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Distance Learning Library Support

Supporting distance learning students and instructors


This guide will help you learn about the services and resources available to our distance learners.

For login information, see our Off-Campus Access information box on this page.

Distance Access to Library Resources

To login from off-campus:
To access most library resources from off-campus, you can choose to log in with either your University Net-ID or your 11-digit University ID. We recommend using your Net-ID and ISU email password as ISU and the Library are moving toward Net-ID for everything.

NOTE: Your Net-ID is the portion of your ISU email address that appears before the @ symbol, as in:

In a few rare instances, you may be asked to login with the last 11 digits of your University ID and a Library password. If that happens, you can set your Library password here, and then use it immediately with the 11 digit login.

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Workshops at the Library

Visit our Library Workshops Guide for information about our workshop series! Includes dates and registration info for current workshops, and links to recordings of selected past workshops.