How do I access library Databases from off-campus?

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To access these resources from off-campus, start at the library website and use the links provided on our Find Databases page, or in our Library Catalog.

When you select a licensed resource such as a database, e-journal, or e-book from our website, library catalog or other library search tool, you may be prompted to log in. If you are on campus or using the UNCW VPN, you will not be prompted to log in. 

To log in, please enter:

  • Your campus username (email address).
  • Your campus (email) password.
  • You will be prompted to authenticate via DUO.

Once logged in, you will be automatically transferred to the resource you selected.

Remote online access is only available to currently registered students, and currently employed staff and faculty.