Answered By: Hilary Thompson Last Updated: Apr 04, 2017 Views: 120
Access to databases off-campus is only available to current UMD students, faculty, staff, and research affiliates and retired faculty/staff. Access cannot be purchased, even by alumni.
Most of the hundreds of databases found in Database Finder can be accessed by visitors on library computers. Just bring a current photo ID to a service desk at any of our eight libraries to obtain a guest account, which will allow you to log in to our Dell public computers and use these resources.
Thank you for using AskUs!
Note: there are a few e-resources that can only be accessed by UMD students, faculty, staff, and research affiliates, as they require authentication with a Directory ID and password even when on-campus. These are:
- Chem BioDraw Ultra
- EBL (EBooks)
- SciFinder Scholar
Other ways to reach us
UMD Ask Us is intended for current UMD faculty, staff and students or for those with questions regarding our unique resources and services.
We cannot respond to medical, legal, or tax-related questions.
You should receive a response within 2 business days with an answer or a referral to additional resources/department.
- Subject Specialist Appointment