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Online Student's Guide to the Library

The best library resources for online students.

Online Student's Guide to the Library

If you are taking COM's online courses, this guide is for you!

It can be difficult for online students to get to the Library so COM Library has created this brief guide that brings together the best resources for online students. To access resources from other libraries, students can come to COM Library and sign up for a TexShare card.

What can you access 24/7 off campus?

  • Thousands of full text articles
  • Thousands of eBooks
  • COM Library Guides
  • Ask COM Library
  • All of the Internet (of course!)

Top 24/7 Sources for Research



Top 24/7 Sources for Leisure



Blackboard Help

There is a support system just for Blackboard!

Educational Technology staff will help you with all your Blackboard questions.

Home Access

""It's true, you can access most COM Library resources at home! COM Library’s catalog, and the thousands of eBooks and articles in our databases can all be accessed off campus. Just login with your COM account for off campus access.

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