How to use this page

Step 1 – Select your country

  1. Click the dropdown menu under the heading "Select your institution's country"
  2. A list of countries will appear
  3. You can either scroll through this list, or
  4. Start to type letters from your country. For example if you live in the United States, start typing "United"
  5. The options will narrow down to match your typed text
  6. When you see your country click on it to select it and move to Step 2, otherwise check the FAQs below

Step 2 – Select your institution

  1. Click on the search box under the heading "Select your institution"
  2. Start typing the first few letters from your institution’s name
  3. A list of institutions matching the letters written in the search box will appear
  4. You can either scroll through the list, or continue typing out your institution’s full name to narrow down the results in the list
  5. When you see your institution click on it to select it
  6. If you want the site to remember your choices, select the checkbox labeled "Remember my institution"
  7. Click "Continue"

Step 3 – Select your login option

  1. You will be presented with the login options set up by your institution – there may be one, or several
  2. Pick the one you wish to use:
    1. Barcode / Library Card #: If you select this option please click the button and then enter your barcode or library card number, and then click Login
    2. Shibboleth: If you select this option please click the button and then follow the Shibboleth instructions to complete the login
    3. OpenAthens: If you select this option please click the button and then follow the OpenAthens instructions to complete the login
    4. Administrators and Non-Institutional Users: If you choose this option, please type your username and password into the form fields and click Login. There is a link if you have forgotten your password, and an option for the site to remember your credentials
  3. Please note: If the selected institution is the incorrect one you can click to start again

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)