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How to access our Online Library

The Bissell Library is closed as a physical space however, the Online Library is open and most of our services and support are available to you.

Guide to Electronic Resources

undefinedThis guide intends to help you access the library e-resources and discover all potential uses of this incredible wealth of information. Follow the instructions to access remotely our databases and online periodicals. Explore the "how-to" videos and guides and gain expertise in using e-resources for teaching and learning.

 

Remote Support

Bissell Library is open for online access and support.

Contact us via email at bissell@act.edu to:

  • Get help on accessing and using our electronic recourses.

  • Get recommendations on how to use them effectively in your teaching.

  • Arrange an online meeting with a librarian to get personalized assistance.

FAQ

  1. Can I have access to the library's electronic resources from home?
    All e-resources are available to access 24/7 remotely at any device.

  2. The database I am trying to access is asking me to log in. What credentials should I use?
    In most cases, you will need to use the school credentials. For specific e-resources, please consult the list on the left.

  3. Why do I need to log in?
    All of these resources are not for free. The Library provides access to the Anatolia community through subscriptions to these resources. Remote access requires authentication, which is achieved using the EZProxy server.

  4. Which database should I use?
    Use the one that best fits you. It depends on many things. Prior knowledge, your research question, age, language skills, etc are only a few of the factors affecting your choice. 

  5. Why should I use these resources instead of other available online for free?
    These resources include quality information. 

  6. How shall I use these in my teaching?
    These resources are designed to be used by educators and students. They all have educational material available to use, as well as teaching ideas, lesson plans, etc. Visit each resource to find out more.

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