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Distance Learning: Logging into the Electronic Library

How to Use the Library Without Being in the Library

Search All Library Resources

Off Campus Access

  • Click on the database link
  • Select the database that you want to search or search everything in the library catalog.
  • If you are ALREADY logged into your University of Providence email account (in the same browser), you should go directly to the electronic resource.
  • If you have not already logged in, input your University of Providence email address and password.

Trouble Accessing the Databases?

  • Make sure that you are using the most current version of your browser.
  • If you are logged into Providence Saint Joseph Library System, your browser may get confused on which library's resources you are trying to access.  You may need to clear your history and delete your cookies to get to the UP Library's resources.  You can also try another browser.
  • The AOL browser WILL NOT work with the EzProxy server.  Establish your connection and then switch to another browser.
  • Enable cookies and Javascript
  • DO NOT use a popup blocker.
  • Security software sometimes blocks access to EzProxy.  You may have to disable your software.
  • Some corporate firewalls block access to EzProxy.  You may have to ask your network administrator to grant access.
  • EzProxy will block access for 15 minutes if 10 unsuccessful login attempts are made.
  • Turn off Accelerate Loading on your Kindle Fire

Today's Hours

 Library Calendar

The fall semester is being offered through online instruction. University buildings remain open to employees and business operations are ongoing.  Visitors accessing campus facilities must make arrangement for access. Further details can be found at