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Research Assistance

Undergraduate students may request assistance with research questions at the library service desk or virtually via MS Teams.

Library staff is available to help you with:

  • Annotated Bibliographies
  • Citation Assistance
  • Literature Reviews
  • Research strategies
  • Technical assistance with library databases
  • Topic development

On-Campus Research Assistance

Go to the library service desk located on the 3rd floor of the Student Center to request research assistance. A library staff member will work with you at the Research Assistance/Instructional computer.

There is no need to schedule an appointment with a librarian while on campus during normal library operating hours.

Off-Campus (Remote) Research Assistance

Schedule a meeting with a library staff member through Microsoft Teams. Library staff can work with you to setup a time convenient to you during our remote hours of operation.

During the meeting, library staff will share their computer screen as they explore the library's electronic resources.

All UNT Dallas users have access to MS Teams through their Office 365 institutional email account.  Either the online or desktop version of MS Teams may be used.

Electronic Resources

The UNT Dallas Library provides access to electronic resources that are accessible to distance learners.  These resources provide access to academic journal articles, newspapers, legal information, eBooks, and much more. Explore the Library's Electronic Resources.

Also see:

  • Database Tutorials - To learn how to effectively use the electronic resources
  • Research Guides - To learn which electronic resources to use based upon a course or subject

Scanning Services

The UNT Dallas Library provides scanning of print materials that are available in the library's physical collection.  Users may search the Library Catalog for available material and request that a portion of the material be scanned and sent via email or shared through your UNT Dallas OneDrive account.

The UNT Dallas Library can be contacted by:
Phone: 972-338-1616

PLEASE NOTE: Due to copyright restrictions, the library must restrict (per title) the total number of scanned pages sent to users. For more information, consult the Copyright Notice below.

Library Course Reserves

The UNT Dallas Library provides a collection of course reserves. The course reserves collection consists of textbooks, DVDs and other material placed on reserve by the library and faculty members. Users can browse available materials by searching the Course Reserves in the library catalog. You can also call the library service desk to determine if material is available for a particular course.

Course Reserves must remain on campus but users may request that a limited number of pages be scanned and sent to them via email or shared through your UNT Dallas OneDrive account.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to copyright restrictions, the library must restrict (per title) the total number of scanned pages sent to users. For more information, consult the Copyright Notice below.


Copyright Notice

The Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17 U.S. Code) governs the making of photocopies or reproductions of copyrighted material. Anyone using the library digital scanner, printer, or personal scanning devices (ex. phones, tablets) is liable for any infringement.

Library employees are not liable for unsupervised copying or scanning on reproduction equipment.

Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17) -

CCC Campus Guide to Copyright Clearance -

Resources from Other Libraries

You may request articles, books and book chapters from other libraries through the library's interlibrary loan service. To make a request, you can access the patron portal HERE or click on the Request Book/Article - Interlibrary Loan (ILL) link on the library homepage.

Picture of Interlibrary Loan Link on Library Website Homepage

Once you have logged in using your EUID and password:

  1. Click on the Create Request button.
  2. Complete the Article/Book Chapter or Book form.
  3. Click on the Submit Request button.

Check out the Interlibrary Loan | Tipasa guide for more information on the library's interlibrary loan service.


TexShare Cards

TexShare library cards are available at no cost to UNT Dallas students, faculty and staff.  TexShare cards allow checkout of material at a any participating Texas library, academic, public or corporate.  Rules for checkout are governed by the issuing library.

Technical Issues

Finding EUID or Resetting Password 

Users will need to enter their EUID and password when prompted in order to access electronic resources. If you have forgotten your EUID or password, you can find or reset it at the UNT System Account Management System ( page.


UNT VPN (Virtual Private Network) -

Users may experience difficulty accessing the library's electronic resources off campus due to firewalls or other issues that may limit access. Users may access UNT Dallas Library electronic resources by signing in through the AnyConnect Client documented here. Note: The browser-based client does not work well for many resources. Download and use the AnyConnect Client instead.


Please contact the library if you have difficulty accessing the electronic resources.
Phone: 972-338-1616

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