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In order to help minimize spread of the coronavirus and protect our campus community, Cowles Library is adjusting our services, hours, and building access. Read more...

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Remote Cowles Library Resources & Support

Resources and services to assist with remote learning and instruction during the COVID-19 crisis

Cowles Library is closed until at least May 1, 2020, but we continue to offer robust remote access to library resources and services, and the expertise of Cowles librarians is just a click away. Please check back often for updates! Most recent updates: 7 April. 

More details about Drake's response to COVID-19 at https://www.drake.edu/coronavirus.

Online Tutoring 

Tutoring services are available for actuarial science, accounting, biology, chemistry, economics, organic chemistry, Math Lab, and the Writing Workshop.

  1. Schedule appointments as usual on the tutoring website.
  2. Tutors will email you a link before the start of your appointment.
  3. For the Writing Workshop only: Respond to the tutor’s email by sending the tutor a copy of your paper.
  4. At the time of your appointment, click the link sent to you by the tutor to enter the virtual tutoring session on Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.
  5. Once you’ve entered, enable both audio and video at the bottom of your screen.
  6. On the bottom right-hand side of your screen, click the purple tab to view a chat box.
  7. Tutors may use this chat to send questions for you to answer while they read your paper or go over the assignment with you.
  8. The appointment will proceed virtually.