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Online teaching support for instructors: Teach remotely with UOB Libraries

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Schedule a personalized appointment with our reference librarian.

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uoblibraries@balamand.edu.lb 
Phone: +961-6-931 958/962/964
Ext: 4122/4144

  • Access all subscribed databases remotely. (Tutorial)
  • Borrow and return print booksYou may send the list of the books you need to borrow. The books will be prepared and you will be notified by email when they are ready for pick up. Borrowed books may be returned at any UOB Libraries branch. Only overdue fines accumulated since October 2019 will be waived until further notice. Contact: circulation@balamand.edu.lb
  • Request scans of book chapters and readings from the library to integrate them in Moodle or in your course electronic reserve. Contact: circulation@balamand.edu.lb.
  • Ask for a scan of any print article or book chapter to be delivered to you. Contact: illdds@balamand.edu.lb.
  • Get the help of a librarian in finding alternative free access readings and include them in your syllabus.
    Contact: reference@balamand.edu.lb.
  • Get suggestions on resources that are available to support your course projects and assignments. 
    Contact: reference@balamand.edu.lb.
  • Get the support of our scholarly communication office in disseminating and preserving your scholarly work, and in increasing the visibility and the impact of the research output of the university.  
  • Access and use our eBooks collection from anywhere. eBooks in digital format offer convenient access and enhanced search capabilities. (Tutorial)
  • Check the below list of Open Educational Resources (OER) available online including free courses and open textbooks that you can adopt for your courses:
Open Textbooks
OpenStax College
Peer-reviewed and quality open textbooks with interactive components provided by Rice University's Connexions. There are some amazing textbooks available here, with more in production.
College Open Textbooks
A collection of twenty-nine educational non-profit and for-profit organizations, affiliated with more than 200 colleges, focused on driving awareness and adoptions of open textbooks.
Open Textbook Library
Hundreds of complete, open college-level textbooks collected by the University of Minnesota.
Teaching Commons
Open Educational Resources from Leading Colleges and Universities.
BC Campus
One of the largest portals for Open Textbooks in Canada. Find and use open and peer-reviewed textbooks.

 

Open Courses
EdX
Library of college-level courses from a variety of high-profile universities. Some course materials are freely licensed for reuse.
OEDb (Online Education Database) - Open Courses
A comprehensive collection of free online courses from accredited universities. Over 10,000 free open courses from universities such as MIT, the University of Michigan, Johns Hopkins University,...
Open Course Library
A collection of shareable course materials, including syllabi, course activities, readings, and assessments.

 

Open Educational Resources
OASIS (Openly Available Sources Integrated Search)
A search tool that aims to make the discovery of open content easier. OASIS currently searches open content from 97 different sources and contains 385,629 records.
Merlot
A collection of free and open online teaching, learning, and faculty development services designed primarily for faculty, staff and students of higher education.
OER Commons
A single point of access to the highest quality content from around the world. Users can search across over 50,000 vetted and fully-indexed OER, ensuring a high level of resource relevancy and discovery.