Accessing Online Resources

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[updated: 03/04/2020]

While the libraries may be physically closed there are still a great deal of online resources available to you, and more are being made available all the time. There are a number of key places online that will help you to find these resources and access them remotely.

A summary site including link to ebooks, ejournals and databases as well as advice on how to connect remotely to these resources can be found here:

The general eresources page can be found here:

A spreadsheet of new resources that have been made available can be found via this page:

These links should work with your raven login. It will either prompt you to login via raven or if you have already logged in it should take you directly to the resource.

If a resource does not recognise your raven credentials, check if there is a link to the resource via iDiscover and if not it may well require VPN login:For instructions on setting up a VPN]

This will be updated as resources are made available. We will try keep track of key resources via the College Library Social media (@magdlibs),  but checking the above link from time to time is advisable or following them on social media:


The eresources blogpost is also a very useful source of information:

The Librarian at Divinity Faculty Library has posted a video guide to what he considers the 7 Deadly Sins to avoid when accessing eresources, it contains some good tips:

For general information about the UL and dependent library during the coronavirus shutdown:

For general University updates about Coronavirus, specifically aimed at students, please find:

The College Library staff will be working remotely and will still be able to answer your queries via e-mail and a lot of FAQs can already be found at LibAnswers as well as chat support:

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