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!LibGuides toolbox: For Distance Learners

Content for Librarians to reuse on their LibGuides. Includes INSTRUCTIONS

Distance Learning Library Services

This video is intended to help our online and off-campus users at Minnesota State University, Mankato access library resources. See also our Online & Off-Campus User guide.

For Online & Off-Campus Students

Online Access

Learn how your StarID gives you off-campus access to library resources

Sending Items to You

Learn how to have library items sent to your home or email

Research Help

Get help from librarians by phone, email, online chat, and more

Sending Library Items to You

Current students and faculty, who are not regularly in Mankato, can request that physical library items be mailed to their home via our Document Delivery service.

Off-Campus Access to Library Databases

Want to access databases from off-campus? Many library databases require a username and password to access off-campus. Use your StarID username and password. 

Off-campus library login

Persistent Link Converter

Persistent article links must be modified to enable off-campus access to licensed library resources by MSU users. This resource automatically adds the necessary prefix to the persistent link you provide.

Paste (or type) the article's persistent link:

Converted Link

If you have questions on how to create persistent links, please the Memorial Library Reference Desk at 507-389-5958 or library.mnsu.edu/ask.

Link to Persistent LInk Converter

Sending Library Items to You

Current students and faculty, who are not regularly in Mankato, can request that physical library items be mailed to their home via our Document Delivery service.

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