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Accessing Library Databases Off-Campus

  1. Go to the UIS home page at http://www.uis.edu and click on the “Library” hyperlink at the top of the page.
  2. At the Brooken’s Library page, click on “Brooken’s Bridge: Gateway to Library Databases”. This will take you to the listing of online databases.
  3. Select the database of your choice. Students attempting to access library databases from off-campus are required to enter a User I.D. and password to gain entry. This is the same User I.D. and password used by students to access their UIS e-mail. For more information regarding your User I.D and password, please visit the following website: http://www.uis.edu/informationtechnologyservices/netid
  4. The “First Search” database requires a special authorization number and password which can be obtained from the UIS Library Reference desk.
  5. For a listing of all accessible databases, go to the following address: http://www.uis.edu/library/dblist.htm
  6. For a listing of all Full-Text databases, go to the following address: http://www.uis.edu/library/fulltxt.htm
  7. For a listing of databases you can use from anywhere, go to the following address: http://www.uis.edu/library/anywhdb.htm

Contact ITS

  • 217.206.TECH
    217.206.6000
    Toll Free: (877) 847-0443
    Email: techsupport@uis.edu
  • Media Lab
    217.206.6550
  • UHB Computer Lab
    217.206.7100
  • UIS Information Security Email: InfoSec@uis.edu
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