Distance Education Services for Students

Accessing Online Resources

You can access all the electronic resources at ECU Libraries from anywhere!

You must search for your materials through the ECU Libraries webpages to authenticate/log in.

How to login

  1. If using the One Search box (on library homepage): conduct a search and on your results page, click the black bar across the top of the page and log in with your PirateID and Passphrase.
  2. If using a specific database (from “Database List” under One Search box): a pop-up box will prompt you to log in when a database is chosen.

Consult this guide if you are having trouble connecting. Consult this guide if you have questions about saving articles.

If those guides don’t answer your questions, please feel free to Ask a Librarian.

Get Help

Ask a Librarian

Contact one of our librarians to get personalized research help

Use our Ask a Librarian service

Library Tutorials

View library tutorials and videos on how to use the library and our resources

View library tutorials

Research Guides

Research Guides are professionally written guides on a variety of subjects to help you kickstart your research

View our research guides

Borrowing Print Materials

Document Delivery

You can get print material delivered to and from your location for free (outside of Pitt County only).

Learn more about our Document Delivery service

Interlibrary Loan Borrowing

Is there something we don’t have? We can get it for you!

Learn more about our Interlibrary Loan Borrowing service

Borrowing Materials When Visiting Other North Carolina Libraries

You can borrow materials directly from many other college/university libraries in the state through UNC Cooperative Lending Agreements.

Learn more about the UNC Cooperative Lending Agreements

Other Distance Education Services

Online Writing Lab (OWL)

The OWL allows you to ask specific questions about your writing in any stage, from brainstorming to the final draft.

Learn more about the Online Writing Lab

Pirate Academic Success Center (PASC)

The PASC services offers tutoring, mentoring, academic skill building, and learning communities for free for ECU students.

Learn more about the Pirate Academic Success Center

UNC Online Proctoring Network

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

Find a proctor

Virtual Computer Lab (VCL)

You can log on to a VCL computer and access software to create class assignments.

Learn more about the Virtual Computer Lab

Distance Education Questions or Requests?

David Hisle
Joyner Library
Learning Technologies Librarian
(252) 328-4978

Carrie S Forbes
Laupus Health Sciences Library
Interlibrary Loan Supervisor
(252) 744-2226