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Distance Education Services - Students

Online Access

You can access all the electronic journals and articles at ECU Libraries from anywhere!  You must search for your materials through the ECU Libraries webpage to authenticate/log in.  When you conduct a search or choose a resource, it will prompt you to fill in your PirateID and password. 


Consult this guide if you are having trouble.  If it doesn't answer your questions, please Ask A Librarian



Get Help


 Phone: (252) 328-6677      Text: (252) 391-8428      



Library Tutorials

Webpage of videos, PowerPoints, and interactive tutorials for various library topics


Research Guides

Professionally written guides on a variety of subjects to help you kickstart your research

Research Consultations

Free 30-minute, one-on-one session with a member of our Research and Instructional Services team to get help with things like: 

  • Refining your research topic
  • Choosing databases
  • Finding books, articles, etc.


Borrowing Print Materials

Free document delivery

Print material delivered both to and from your location for free  

(outside of Pitt County only)

Complete a request through Interlibrary Loan.  Click here for more information.

Is there something we don't have?

We can get it for you! Use Interlibrary Loan to request it.  (no requests for textbooks)

Using Other UNC System Libraries

You have access to materials at any UNC system library.

To check out materials, you will need a DE Student ID Card from ECU and a photo identification card. Just fill out the DE Student Request Form to get your card.

Our UNC Cooperative Lending page has more information on your privileges.

Other DE Services

Online Writing Lab

Ask specific questions about your writing to a trained writing center consultant 


Tutoring Center

To schedule a tutoring session, call 252-737-3009 and ask to schedule a DE appointment


Find a Proctor

The UNC Online Proctoring Network will help you easily access qualified proctors and find a facility to take your exam.  


Use Free Software

You can connect to the ECU Virtual Computing Lab from home and use the available software programs for class assignments.

DE Questions or Requests?

Tamara Rhodes
Joyner Library 
Online Learning Librarian 
(252) 328-2287
Christine Andresen
Laupus Health Sciences Library
Instructional Design Librarian 
(252) 744-6156