I am a Nashotah House alum, may I access library databases?

Once a student is no longer enrolled, access to databases must end per our license agreements with database vendors. However, the library has made a special purchase of the ATLAS for Alum database, a sub-set of the ATLAS database containing the full-text of articles from 250+ core journals in theology.

What if I need help using databases?

Help menus. Many library databases provide a link to help menus from within the database.  Look in the upper right corner of the screen to locate the help link.

Online tutorials. Online tutorials for many databases are also available . Here are a few of the most helpful of these:

What if I log in as above, but still cannot access databases?

If you are not granted admission to the databases after providing the login credentials as described above, check to see that your browser is accepting cookies.  Try again after adjusting your browser's security settings to permit the databases to set a cookie on your browser.  Another issue to consider is whether traffic to the House's proxy server is being permitted by your personal firewall or any corporate firewall on the local network you are using. Personal firewalls permit users to adjust security settings themselves; however, if you are attempting to access the library's databases f

How do I access Databases on my personal equipment or from off-campus?

For access on personal equipment or from outside the library, users will be challenged for a username and password. In the username box, type the number printed on the back of the Nashotah House ID or the temporary library card provided at library orientation. In the password box, type your last name.


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