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Off Campus Access: Home

This guide will guide you on how to access all of the library's resources when not on campus.

How to Login

The login box shown in the image below will appear automatically when when trying to access one of the databases in our A-Z Database List on the Library Website as shown below. 

You will also be asked to login after trying to access an article, journal, or ebook from the Library Catalog.

Log in Instructions:

  • Library ID: The beginning of your WCU e-mail address containing your name (before the @u.westcoastuniversity.edu) 

                          Example: jadams12@u.westcoastuniversity.edu, Library ID: jadams12

  • Password: You choose your own password. Click Set/Reset Password link to set up your password.

 

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Having Trouble Logging In?

You will need a Library ID and Password in order to login to any library resource off campus. If you have forgotten your password or never created one, you may click on the Forgot Password link, as shown in the previous image. An email will be sent to your WCU e-mail address with instructions on how to create a password. 

When you receive the email, there will be a link included that will forward you to the Change Your Password page as shown in the image below. Where it asks for a User name, make sure to enter your Library ID

If you do not receive a message to reset your password within 24 hours, please contact your campus library. This may be a result of having an incorrect or outdated email under your library account.