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Worldwide eLearning: Getting Started

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TTU Worldwide eLearning (Online & Distance Learning)

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The Texas Tech University Libraries wants anyone enrolled in the TTU Worldwide eLearning (Online & Distance Learning) programs to have complete access to all of the library resources, and utlize all of the library services that are offered.   

Each subject of study has a personal librarian assign to the subject. To locate your personal librarian, use the box labeled Subjects & Librarians to the left, browsing by subject or librarian. 

 What your personal librarian can do for you?

  • help when you have any question about the library
  • if you have a citation where you need to read the article, but don't know how to find the article
  • if you have an assignment that requires you to find peer reviewed journal articles, or any library materials such as a book on a specific topic
  • help you to locate and evaluate resources
  • help you locate the database for your research
  • help you troubleshoot when having problems accessing resources 
  • help you set up your Document Delivery / ILLiad  account
  • help you locate style manuals or style manual websites
  • help you understand copyright and fair use 
  • help understand managing citation software: Endnote, Mendeley, and Zotero.

Delivery of Articles & Books

eLearning students can request library materials through the Document Delivery department using ILLiad. Items are sent electronically or mailed to your designated address via FedEx. When creating the ILLiad account, please select "TTU Distance Patron (Faculty, Staff, and Students)" as the status in the drop down menu and give the street address you want to use as the delivery address. Contact the Document Delivery office at or (806) 742-2239 for more information.

Electronic Resources

eLearning students can access databases and electronic journals from off-campus. Please Use off-campus login  Users are prompted to login using their eRaider username and password.

Visit the Off-campus Access Help page for troubleshooting.  

Please let us know what problems you’re having with off-campus access to our e-resources


eLearning students may be able to borrow materials from libraries in their area through the TexShare Card Program. For more information, please visit the TexShare website, or contact the service desk at (806) 742-2265 or

Campus Resources for Faculty

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Cynthia Henry
Texas Tech University Library
Room M116
(located on the Mezzanine/Balcony level)
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Service Desk  (806) 742-2265

Document Delivery - Interlibrary Loan (806) 742-2239

eRaider Help (Campus IT)  (806) 742-4357

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