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Accessing Online Resources from Off-Campus

You can access all of the Library's electronic resources, including our research databases, online journals, and eBooks from off-campus. The best way to get to these resources is through the Library's website with the links below and our online catalog. Any link to a database or journal on these sites will redirect patrons to log in using your My Whittier username and password. After you successfully log in, you will be able to view the article or online resources just as if you were on-campus or in the Library.

Find Articles, Books, and More

dubSearch is Wardman Library’s “discovery layer,” and allows users to perform a single search that includes the records for all media collections in the Library (e.g., physical books, e-books, DVDs and video, full-text scholarly journal articles, and newspapers).

Find Books, Electronic Books, and Films

Library Catalog
Use the Library Catalog to search for physical books, electronic books, and DVDs held by Wardman Library.

eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost)
If you’re interested only in Wardman Library’s electronic book collection, the vast majority of which are available to multiple, simultaneous users 24 hours a day, then use the eBook Academic Collection database.

Digitalia Film Library
A diverse selection of primarily international and foreign-language movies and documentaries available to view instantly (trial to run to October 2019).

Film Platform
Represents an innovative to bring documentary films to an academic audience.  The international selections introduce new concepts, expose students to fresh perspectives, and enhance course discussions (trial to run through September 30, 2019).

Films on Demand: Humanities and Social Science Package
This collection offers a large variety of curriculum-focused, streaming video titles from producers such as Films for the Humanities and Sciences, PBS, A&E, History, ABCNews, BBC, NBC News, Shopware, Biography, National Geographic and others.

Global Environmental Justice Collection 
Faculty members from distinguished colleges and universities have selected over 20 environmental justice documentaries and writing teaching guides. The subjects range from the hidden costs of fast fashion in Asia and forest preservation in Tibet to inner-city environmental issues in the US. Together these films promote understanding of the link between environmental issues and human rights and they support the search for solutions to complex global problems.

Kanopy licensed titles
The Library has licensed a select list of films from Kanopy.  Additional films from Kanopy could be licensed at the request of Faculty.

Find Academic Journal & Newspaper Articles

Databases A-Z
The Databases A-Z page includes links to all of the databases to which Wardman Library subscribes, arranged alphabetically and also by subject.

Journal Titles A-Z
Use the Journal Titles A-Z list to determine whether Wardman Library subscribes to a given journal (or to see if a given journal is part of one of the Library’s databases). The Journal Titles A-Z list includes both paper-based and electronic journals.

Finding Full Text Articles
Click here for an instructional chart that shows you how to use an article citation to find a given journal article.

Requesting Materials the Library Does Not Own

Use LINK+ to request from associated libraries physical books Wardman Library does now own or which are checked out currently.

Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
Use ILL to request articles from journals unavailable at Wardman Library, or for books unavailable via LINK+.