Distance Learning Library Services

Currently enrolled UA Little Rock students are eligible for Distance Learning Library Services (DLLS) provided they live outside of the twelve counties of central Arkansas or more than 50 miles away from the UA Little Rock campus.

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Services for Distance Learners

Interlibrary Loan
ARKLink Borrowing Privileges
Off-Campus Access
CALS Gateway Card*
* People who live outside Pulaski or Perry County, but live in a participating Arkansas county (Arkansas, Bradley, Calhoun, Chicot, Clark, Cleburne, Cleveland, Conway, Crittenden, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Faulkner, Garland, Grant, Hot Spring, Jackson, Jefferson, Lincoln, Lonoke, Montgomery, Nevada, Perry, Pike, Polk, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, Saline, Van Buren, and White) may apply for a Gateway card at a library in their home county, then sign up for a CALS card in person at any CALS library.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Who is eligible to use Distance Learning Library Services?
  2. Do I need to log in to use the library’s electronic resources?
  3. How do I log in and access the library’s electronic resources?
  4. What is an ArkLink Card and how will I use it?
  5. How do I access readings on electronic reserves for my class?

  1. Who is eligible to use Distance Learning Library Services?
    UA Little Rock students are eligible for Distance Learning Library Services (DLLS) provided they are currently enrolled and live outside of the listed twelve counties of central Arkansas area. Students who live in the following Arkansas counties generally are not eligible for distance learning library services (DLLS):

    • Conway County, AR
    • Faulkner County, AR
    • Garland County, AR
    • Grant County, AR
    • Hot Springs County, AR
    • Jefferson County, AR
    • Lonoke County, AR
    • Perry County, AR
    • Prairie County, AR
    • Pulaski County, AR
    • Saline County, AR
    • White County, AR

    Students of these counties who live more than 50 miles from campus may request services by contacting the library. Requests will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

  2. Do I need to log in to use the library’s electronic resources?
    Yes, the library’s electronic resources include databases, electronic journals, and electronic books. You need to log in to access most of these electronic resources if you are off-campus.
  3. How do I log in and access the library’s electronic resources?
    Quick Search allows you to search across many of the library’s databases, journals, e-books, and more in a single search.  To search specific databases, head over to our Databases A-Z page. Find and search for specific journals on our Journal A-Z page or Browzine.  For most electronic resources, you will need your NetID and NetID password to access. Find your NetID and reset your password via your BOSS account under the Personal Information section.
  4. How do I access readings on electronic reserves for my class?
    Please use Course Reserves to locate readings reserved by your instructors. Course Reserves allows you to search your instructor’s last name or the course ID of your class.