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Subscription Databases: Databases, A-Z

This Guide gives you the access point to VLS subscribed databases, tips for off campus access, and databases tutorials.

Frequently Used Databases

Access to

Instructions for first time user: While connected to VLS network, go to (Off-campus users: use this link) Create a free account using your VLS email ( address. You have successfully claimed a Pass when you see the Start Your Access screen. Now you can enjoy full access to, and NYT mobile apps just by logging into your account from any location, on or off campus.

* Each activation of a pass is good for one year subscription. Please grab a new pass by reactivating account using the link above when subscription expires.

Database Highlight

 *NEW Database* Kanopy --An Online Film Streaming Service

We're very excited to announce that now the Library is subscribing to an online film streaming service named Kanopy.  Working like Netflix, Kanopy's collection includes educational films and documentaries on Politics & Current Affairs, Science, Nature & Technology, Ethnicity & Identity, and Environmental Sciences. All Kanopy films include Public Performance Rights for group and individual viewers, as long as it is not for commercial benefit.

Tips: Off campus access requires VLS login. You may create a personal account to manage watch lists or save films. 

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Accessing databases off campus? 

When you are prompted to log in, be sure to enter your first part of email as username instead of the full email address. E.g., janedoe for username, instead of