Online Learning

IUB Distance Education Library Services will send you books from the IU Bloomington Libraries and articles from anywhere, if you meet the criteria below:

  • Currently enrolled Distance Education students living away from the Bloomington area
  • Faculty on sabbatical and away from campus
  • Currently enrolled Graduate students doing research or completing a dissertation
  • Currently enrolled Undergraduate students participating in programs away from campus

Note: Students from other IU campuses should contact their home campus libraries for assistance. You may locate your home campus library here.

Getting Started with your research:  Here's all you need to use our library resources and services:  

        Request a Library Barcode in order to have articles and books sent to you.
        You must have an IUB Network ID/Password to access our library resources.
    Need research assistance?  Ask a Librarian:
     by e-mail (
     by chat
     by phone at (+1) (812) 855-8028
     or at the Wells Library Reference Services Department when in Bloomington.

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