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Faculty members teaching at DBU-North, DBU-Hurst/Colleyville, and our other extension sites have access to the same Library services and privileges enjoyed by our on-campus faculty - just in a different way.  The Distance Learning Librarian is always ready to "hit the road" and visit you and your students at any of our off-campus sites.  Debbi Richard is YOUR personal librarian, providing a variety of services to support your students' information needs. 

Services provided:

Instruction sessions

  • 45-60 minutes.
  • Information packet for each student.
  • Sessions usually include power point presentations and online demonstrations. 
  • Scheduled at professor's request.
  • Choose from these topics:
    • Library resource instruction - customized demonstration of relevant databases; search strategies; evaluation of information resources; ebooks; online Library catalog.
    • Research process - step-by-step model of effective research process for papers and projects; identification and evaluation of resources; topic selection and development of thesis statement; process vs. product; citations and bibliographies.


Class visits

  • 15-20 minutes.
  • Information packet for each student.
  • Session may include power point, if technology is available.
  • Scheduled at professor's request.
  • Topics covered include overview of Library services available to off-campus learners; TexShare services; ebooks.


Library Services

Off-campus professors and students have access to all of DBU's Vance Memorial Library resources and services, no matter where they are!

For further information regarding library services for distance learners, read our Distance Learning Services page.

Contact Information

To schedule a class visit or instruction session please contact Ms. Richard at one of the numbers listed below, or use our online Instruction Session Request Form.


We are here to help you!

For more information, questions, or comments, please contact:

Director of Distance Learning Library Services
Debbi Richard







To ensure prompt attention to email,

please include "DBU" in the subject line of your message.


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