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RLB Library Resources & Services

Information about the RLB Llibrary resources and services available to UB students, faculty and staff

Services to students available online

Tutoring

  • Schedule an appointment using the Appointment Tool
    • to see if a tutor is available for your class, and to schedule an appointment. 
    • Online sessions will be delivered through Zoom.
  • Request a tutor, if you don't see one listed for your subject area.  We will do our best to find someone, but it can take some time.
  • The Math & Statistics Center will continue to offer drop-in tutoring online for our normal hours of operation through Zoom. Please check the Math & Statistics Center website for links to Zoom meetings with tutors. 

Writing consultation

  • Schedule an appointment using the appointment tool 
    • Synchronous Online sessions can be text based, or delivered through Zoom.
  • Submit drafted written work to the Online Writing Link (OWL) You'll receive an email within 48 business hours, containing personalized feedback from a writing consultant.
  • Email writing@ubalt.edu  if you have any questions.

Research Consultations with a Librarian

  • Librarians can meet with you via Zoom to provide assistance with finding sources for your paper, project or class.
  • Use the online Chat box to start a conversation with a librarian now.

Online access to articles and ebooks

Streaming Video Licensed by RLB

  • Access online films licensed by the library for coursework but available for all students and faculty. Watch popular films and documentaries from Swank, Kanopy, and Academic Video Online.

Curbside Pickup for books in RLB

  • Search the RLB Catalog to see which books are available for pickup

Interlibrary Loan for books and articles we don't have electronically

  • Articles can be requested and delivered online.
  • Submit a book chapter request if you only need one or two chapters from a book.  A single chapter can be delivered electronically and may arrive more quickly than an entire book.
  • A note about Ebooks: We cannot get access to an ebook from another campus.  If you use the library books+ search and see a record for an ebook does not specifically say it is owned by the University of Baltimore, we probably do not have access to it.  

Help with Citations

 Help with taking classes online, Sakai and Zoom

  • Keep Teaching and Learning site in Sakai
  • 24/7 toll-free helpline for UB Sakai issues: 1.855.501.0856 (or email ubsakaisupport@ubalt.edu).

 Special Collection and Archives