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Off Campus Access to eResources: Databases

Remote Access to electronic resources and full text of articles


On Campus:  Our online resources are available to all library users on campus, including visitors.  When off campus, only resources labeled Open Access (free) are available to everyone.    

Off campus:  Use of paid resources is available only to Life West students and faculty, and requires a login.  
TIP   After logging in at the proxy server, be sure to keep the initial window open to avoid having to login in again.  You can then open other resources in a new tab, such as online databases, journals, ebooks, and multimedia resources.

Please explore the tabs for examples, training and more tips.


It is important to understand the whether a database is free or by subscription.  The examples below show two databases from the Database A-Z List.  The first is labeled (Open Access) indicating that it is available to everyone in the world to use.  All other databases require login via the proxy server when searching remotely (from off campus).  


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