Can I access the library's databases from home?
Yes, you can access the library's databases from anywhere in the world, but you must enter the database through the library's website.
Occasionally some off-campus W&L researchers are not prompted for a network password as they attempt to connect to one of our databases. When that happens, one solution which might work is this:
- Go to the proxy server login page
- Use the standard login for the campus network to log in
- After you log in, you will be greeted by a long list of databases
- Go to http://library.wlu.edu/ and navigate to the desired database
You should now be able to access any database that will work with our proxy server. If you cannot, then the problem probably is a security setting on the computer or the network you are using. If the above steps do not take care of an access problem, please contact one of our Librarians.