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Library Research Instruction Video

Research Instruction

You may request a librarian to meet with your class with MS Teams.  The library instructional session may be customized to your students' needs and fit any current assignment.

Topics available include but are not limited to:

  • Using the electronic databases
  • How to conduct effective research
  • Using RefWorks to organize, save and retrieve research results
  • Identifying primary and secondary sources
  • Citation instruction
  • Using the Internet for scholarly research
  • How to avoid plagiarism
  • Customized topics for your class

You can submit a request using the Request Library Instruction form.

Course Reserve Materials

Faculty may place books or media (DVDs/VHS) on reserve in the library for student access.  Items are generally checked out for 3 hours, but the established checkout period is at the faculty member's discretion.  Reserve materials are scheduled to be removed at the end of the semester, but may be extended at the faculty member's request.

The University of North Texas at Dallas Library adheres to all applicable copyright laws outlined in Title 17 of the United States Code. For more information, please consult the Copyright Notice below.

Use the Course Reserves Submission Form to print and accompany any course materials submitted to the library to be placed on course reserve.

Questions? Contact the library:

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 -

Request New Material for the Library

The library wants to support your class with appropriate materials.  Titles not in the collection may be purchased, if funds are available.  Please complete the New Materials Request Form or log into your personal library account to submit a Purchase Suggestion through your personal library account.

Request Resources from Other Libraries

Faculty and staff 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.


Circulation Privileges

Item Checkout

Faculty and staff may borrow most circulating books for 120 days and media items for one week.  Items borrowed may be subject to recall. Any item recalled should be returned to the library within a seven day period.

Renewing Items

Borrowed items may be renewed either in person or through your personal library account. Users may not renew items if they have library fines, overdue items, or if the item is on hold for another user.

Returning Items

Checked out items may be returned to the library service desk located on the 3rd floor of the Student Center during library operating hours. Please contact the library through email or phone if you need assistance with returning items to the library.

Paying Fines

Please contact the library either by email or phone if you have a question about a fine on your library account.

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.

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