Tools & Resources – Databases/Resources

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Appalachian Library

library.jpg The Belk Library & Information Commons offers a diverse range of events, resources & services to support teaching & learning on campus. These include consulations, training, webinars, outreach, resource provision, collaborative projects, course enhancement, etc..


ASULearnAsULearn is Appalachian State's course management system (CMS). It provides an efficient way to design courses, enable 24/7 access, enable interactive learning opportunities, communicate with & among students, provide resources, & create assignments & quizzes. AsULearn can also be used to host forums & to alert students of upcoming due dates & events.

CAST UDL Exchange

CASTexchangeCAST is a nonprofit  organization that focuses on expanding learning opportunities for all individuals. It integrates the concept of universal design into course design, learning accessibility & ways to express what has been learned.

Films On Demand


Over 20,000 titles of digital educational videos, free to Appalachian State faculty, staff and students.

Higher Education Resource Hub

higher ed resource hubThe goal of this evolving website is to provide a comprehensive collection of information resources in the field of higher education throughout the world. Please follow the table of contents to the right for more information.




Open Access Resources

Open access

Purdue OWL


UDL on Campus

UDL_CampusSpecific to higher education this site offers ideas, options & examples for creating more universally designed learning experiences. resources & guides cover: course design & course design options; assessment; selecting media & technology; improving institutional policies & practices; planning & teaching approaches.

Ultimate Guitar

Ultimate-Guitar-Tabs-App.jpgA comprehensive resource of guitar music (800,000+), chords, links to resource files, etc. Can be adpated to meet specific user needs.

Writer's Handbook

writers handbook

This is a great resource from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. It is a comprehensive online tool to assist anyone with their writing, research papers, etc.