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Welcome to the Library: Distance Education Library

Welcome Book

Keith Rocci, Campus Library Department Head

Keith has been an academic librarian for 14 years. He holds degrees from Arizona State University (BS), the University of Arizona (MLS) and two M.Ed degrees from Northern Arizona University. He has taught at the UA, Washburn University, Pima CC, and Emporia State University. He spent 8 of his first 15 years alive in Italy and Japan.

D2L Brightspace

Students taking online classes and their instructors use the D2L (Desire to Learn)  Brightspace Learning Environment for course content.

Instructors can insert a librarian widget in their course page so that students can easily access their librarian with just one click.

If faculty need face-to-face assistance with D2L, we direct them to a Faculty Resource Center or Campus Resource Center at one of our physical campuses.

Assistance is also available by calling 206-2342.

About the Distance Education Library

Keith Rocci is the Library Department Head for the Distance Education Library. Keith works with online faculty and instructional designers to deliver library materials and services to online students. Keith is embedded in online classes and teaches face-to-face and online courses every semester. His office is located in the Northwest Campus Library, G226.

Rosanne Couston is also a Distance Education Librarian working with the Distance Education Library.  She is embedded in online Social Sciences classes--Anthropology, Economics, History, Psychology, Religion and Sociology.  Rosanne can be reached at rcouston@pima.edu.

Services

In addition to providing reference and research help for online students, I design websites, graphics, and tutorials for the college. Please view this short video that displays my dedication to student success. Here to help!

Keith Rocci, Library Department Head (Distance Education)

PimaOnline

 

PimaOnline is the online/distance education arm of Pima Community College.  Their web page offers a wealth of information, such as:

  • how to get advising for online classes
  • how to register for online classes
  • information on fully online degrees and certificates
  • and more!

 

 

Rosanne Couston, Librarian

 

Rosanne was a librarian at the West Campus for 10 years. She holds both her degrees from the University of Arizona (BFA in Theatre and MA in Library & Information Science).  She's been performing in many community theatre productions over the years, including work with Something Something Theatre, Winding Road Theatre, Borderlands Theatre and Live Theatre Workshop.  Contact her at rcouston@pima.edu or by phone at 520.206.7267.  Break a leg!