Library resources and services for ASU Online students

October 24, 2023 · 2 min read · By ASU Online
The ASU Library helps online students strengthen their research skills and provides access to databases, resources, collections and digital materials.

With eight libraries across four ASU campus locations, the ASU Library connects students with millions of books, articles and other materials in physical and digital formats.

Here are just a few of the many resources and services available to ASU Online students.

Ask a Librarian

  • If you need library help and don’t know where to start, Ask a Librarian can connect you with library professionals who are standing by. Get help over chat, email or the extensive FAQ.

ASU Online library guide

  • The online student library guide is available to you anytime. The guide includes walkthroughs, tutorials and useful resources to learn how to use the ASU Library, plus tips on researching.

Citation styles tools

  • Know how to cite your sources. When you prepare to write your papers, reports and presentations, get acquainted with frequently used citation styles and discover tools to help you cite resources from your research, such as the citation manager Zotero.

Free digital subscriptions

Library tutorials

  • Keep your research skills sharp with library tutorials on topics such as citing sources, understanding copyright and fair use, and more.


  • PRISM is the ASU library’s digital collections repository. Its collections include historic photographs, maps, audio recordings, videos, manuscripts, and texts.

Shipping requested materials

  • Whether you’re diving into a research project or catching up on the latest best-selling novel, library books are available to request and can be shipped anywhere in the United States, in addition to being available for pickup at the ASU library of your choice.


Got questions? Contact the library via phone, email or chat.


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