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Accessing Library Resources Off-Campus

Accessing Library Resources off Campus

  • Access databases from the A to Z List, or this course guide, not from a bookmark.

The library uses a tool called EZ Proxy, a web proxy server that allows access from outside the library’s computer network. To access a particular database or journal, simply click on its name from the AtoZ list or a results link from OlinScholar. If prompted, enter your Olin login and password (the same login credentials you use to log into your Olin computer).


You must register a separate account for ScienceDirect, using your Olin email, to request articles.

ScienceDirect is different than our other resources. Due to prohibitively high subscription costs, we use a purchase-request model for this product, instead of offering full-text access.

  1. Go to
  2. Click "Register" in the top right corner
  3. On the following page, selet "sign in via your institution" at the bottom of the text box
  4. Enter your Olin email
  5. Check your inbox for the confirmation email. Follow its instructions to complete your registration
  6. Congrats, you're registered!
  7. When you find an article you like, click "Get Access" and then "Request Document"
  8. Fill out and submit the form. We'll fulfill your request as soon as we can