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FAQs


Welcome to the Library's Frequently Asked Questions page.
On this page you will find answers to most of your "How do I..." questions.



How do I access Databases off-campus?
You can access them by clicking on the database you desire and then enter your VLS username and password.

How do I find a Journal?
You can search for journals in both print and electronic format in Julien, our online Catalog. Alternately, you can use the search box at the top of the Search for Journals and articles page.

How do I request material through Inter-Library Loan?
You can make a request by going to the Request Materials and Services page.

How do I recommend a title for the Library to purchase?
Go to the JULIEN homepage, and from the "Tools" drop-down menu, click on Suggest a Purchase.

How do I do advanced searching in the catalog?
Go to the library homepage and click on Go to Advanced Keyword Search below the Julien Quick Search box.

How do I see what new titles the library has recently added?
Go to the JULIEN homepage, and from the "Tools" drop-down menu, click on Browse New Titles.

How do I log in to my Library Account?
Go to the JULIEN homepage, and from the "My Library" drop-down menu, click on My Library Account. Enter your campus email address, and JULIEN PIN and click on the submit button. If you don't have a PIN, or have forgotten yours, click on the "Don't have a PIN? Forgot Yours?" link on the login page.

How do I set up a preferred search in JULIEN?
Please visit Preferred Searches for more information.

How do I renew a title I have checked out?
Please visit Renewals for more details.

How do I reset my library account PIN?
If you don't have a PIN, or have forgotten yours, click on the "Don't have a PIN? Forgot yours?" link on the login page.

How do I find the materials on Reserve for the course I am taking?
You can search the online catalog by course name or by course instructor. Reserve items are located in the Reserve Room behind the Circulation Desk. Please ask for the particular item you would like at the Circulation Desk, and library staff will retrieve it for you.