Distance Library Services
Idaho State University's Non-specified Locations
- Many Idaho State University library services are available to students, faculty and staff who are not located near the Extended Centers in Meridian, Coeur d'Alene, Hailey, Idaho Falls, Lewiston, or Twin Falls.
- Increasing numbers of courses are moving to online with students located everywhere.
- Library distance services are available to currently enrolled distance Idaho State University students, faculty or staff who do NOT attend classes or work on the Pocatello Campus of ISU.
Library Services From the ISU Oboler Library in Pocatello
- Oboler Distance Library Services
- Direct computer access to Oboler Library web pages (see Remote User Access)
- Idaho Health Sciences Library
Oboler Library Health Science Reference
Toll-free phone: 1-800-363-4781
Regular phone: (208) 282-4686
Fax (208) 282-4295
- Oboler Library General Reference Assistance
Toll-free phone: 1-800-314-4781 rings at Circulation, ask for Reference
Regular phone: (208) 282-3152
- Use the email form Ask a Librarian
- Tutorials, searching guides, etc. for health databases on the Idaho Health Science Library (IHSL) pages, see the Idaho Health Sciences Library (IHSL) wiki. Search for a specific database, and then find the links listed under "More Information".
- Interlibrary Loan for Distance Users
Access to request articles not owned by the Oboler Library.
For some details from the above source, see
Articles for Distance Users
- PubMed Medical Articles Delivery System
Learn how to use the Health Science Loansome Doc Article Service
Local Library Resources
- There may be public or academic libraries in your local area that have research materials that could be of value to you in your educational endeavors.
- If this is the case, please check their holdings and use what is available there first.
Books for Distance Users - Other Locations
- *Note: Book Policy Change Coming. Soon books will be available for ISU distance graduate students living in any U.S. or Canada location. More information later.
- The Oboler Library in Pocatello does not currently send or deliver books outside of Boise or Idaho Falls, Idaho.
- Non-Boise Area or Idaho Falls ISU distance students should contact their local public library and request an interlibrary loan for needed books.
- Your area library will arrange to obtain a book loan from another library for you.