How to Access Library Research Material from Off Campus

Accessing Library Databases

  • Go to the Benner Library home page at http://library.olivet.edu.
  • Under the heading "Find Books & Articles," click on "A-Z Database List."
  • Click on the name of a database that you want to search.
  • If you are off campus, the login page will pop up.
  • Enter your campus network username and password when you are prompted for them.
    • Your username is your ONUnet username (same as My Olivet).
    • Your password is your ONUnet password (same as My Olivet).
  • Security warnings may pop up - answer in the affirmative within older browsers and in the negative within newer browsers.
  • Once you've been authenticated, the database search page should display. Enter your search terms in the boxes provided.

To Get Help

  • For trouble with passwords, go to the http://changemypassword.olivet.edu site and follow the prompts there.
  • If your ONUnet username and password still do not work or you do not know what they are, call the IT help desk at 815-939-5302. They can reset your password for you.
  • If you are logged in but having trouble accessing a particular article or subject, contact the Reference Desk (815-939-5355) or Interlibrary Loan (815-928-5439). They can help you with your research technique or give you additional alternatives.
  • If you have any problems particular to distance education (graduate or continuing undergraduate) research, please contact the SGCS Librarians.