Services for Distance Learners



Material Delivery Services

UALR Ottenheimer Library Materials

The library provides current UALR faculty and students with delivery of materials from the circulating collections.

How long can you use the materials?

  • Distance education students may use library materials for one semester.

Shipping:

  • The library will pay for postage to the user and will provide a return mailing label.
  • ¬†The user is responsible for cost of returning the materials.
    • We recommend using a service that provides tracking.

 Interlibrary Loan Materials

The Ottenheimer Library Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Department can order materials from other libraries and will ship them to your home.

How long can you use these materials?

  • A due date will be indicated on the item.¬† It is important that you return materials to the library on time.
  • Overdue items may result in fines and/or suspension of ILL services.
  • Recall notices require immediate return of the item(s).

Shipping:

  • The library will pay for postage to the user and will provide a return mailing label.
  • ¬†The user is responsible for cost of returning the materials.
    • We recommend using a service that provides tracking.
    • Important note:¬† you must return the materials to the Ottenheimer Library not the lending library.

Requested items will be generally shipped within 48 hours (Monday-Friday).