Library and Technology Services Remote Instruction Support
The following information will help faculty and students prepare for remote teaching and learning. If you need instructions for administrative Zoom use (meetings, business continuity, etc.), please visit our Administrative Meetings page.
Virtual Institute on Remote Teaching and Learning
The PLTC, LTS, and Strategic Growth (with guidance from the Dean of Faculty Affairs) have collaborated on creating a Google Site for faculty containing pedagogical resources, remote teaching best practices and evidence-based frameworks for effective online education. Virtual Institute on Remote Teaching and Learning
Remote Learning Tips for Students
The PLTC and LTS have some resources for students with advice on how to learn effectively in an online environment. Remote Learning for Students
Most library resources and any academic software applications are only available on campus or via VPN from off-campus. Be sure to install VPN and give it a test run ahead of time. VPN will not work from most on-campus locations. If you would like to test before leaving campus, you can test at the Help Desk. Here is a list of resources that require VPN.
Many library resources are already available online. We will make every effort to acquire or license necessary content not yet in electronic form. Electronic resources must be accessed through the links on the A-Z Databases and Libguides in order to assure authentication as a Wellesley user.
More information on electronic library resources is available on the Library Resources page.
The College has a Zoom license for all faculty, staff, and students to use for remote instruction and meetings. Zoom is an easy to use video and audio conferencing tool that works from computers, smartphones, and tablets.
- Installation and Signing in
- Scheduling and Launching a Zoom Meeting
- Remote teaching options for classroom activities using Zoom
- Zoom Meeting Fundamentals (participation, audio/video, privacy, etc.)
International Participation in a Zoom Meeting via Phone
Zoom has local dial-in numbers for over 90 countries that can be used for calling into Zoom meetings if an internet connection is not available. If you or a participant in your meeting will need to connect via phone and not via a Zoom Meeting link (which only requires an internet connection), please use a local dial-in number for the best experience. Please note we do not have Toll Free numbers available at this time.