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Distance Learning Services at Preston Library: Home
This guide lists the available Distance Learning Services resources with Preston Library.
Please use this guide to access Preston Library's Distance Learning Services related to our current operations and response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including updates to operations, access to distance learning services, and other helpful resources. Preston Library is now open to VMI Faculty, Staff and Cadets.
For questions or concerns, please contact us at: Library@vmi.edu
Faculty & Cadet access points for Course Reserves.
Reserves will continue to only be offered online. Preston Library will not have any physical items on course reserve this spring. The Library can provide ebooks and scans (within copyright law), but we will not have any DVDs or physical books on course reserve for checkout.
Streaming video service of almost 26,000 full length videos of high-quality educational titles. Subject sets featured include: business & economics, humanities & social sciences, science & mathematics, health & medicine. This collection also includes thousands of video segments and a collection of archival films & newsreels. Special features allow users the ability to organize and bookmark segments, create and share playlists. Most videos available with closed-captioning and interactive transcripts and may be viewed through most mobile devices.
Coverage: varies by publication
EBooks from scholarly sources, including University Presses and other top publishers in a variety of subjects including: business, health & medicine, history, literature & language, and science & technology.
Unlimited simultaneous use of these academic eBooks that encompass many subjects. You may read on your screen, or, with Adobe Digital Editions, download chapters.
Coverage: 1800 - present
More than 130,000 ebook titles representing a broad range of subject matter from leading university presses and academic publishers. Subject coverage includes the arts, business and economics, education, language arts, literary criticism, political science, religion, social sciences, and other academic fields.
Search for scholarly articles, journals, books, and more:
These research guides are organized by subject. If there was a guide specifically made for your class then click on the subject link and then click one of the left side tabs to navigate to your course guide.