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Distance Education: Off-Campus Access

Library resources for distance education students.

Accessing Databases

When you access a database from off campus, you will be prompted to enter your M number (without the M).
If you have trouble, contact Kathy Lowe at or 205-665-6100.

screenshot of off-campus login

Accessing Full Text in EBSCO Databases

There are several ways to access full text from an EBSCO database.  Follow these guidelines--and if you have trouble, remember to ask a librarian!

Identifying Articles Available in Print

When you look up an article in WorldCat, sometimes it will only be available in print for library use:

If an article is only available in print at the library, you can request an electronic copy