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How do I login to library resources?


University of Calgary Libraries has subscribed to over a thousand databases

Scroll down to your user type and find out how to access the databases:

Students, Faculty and Staff

When logging into databases, your account and the library search:

  1. Select the Students, Faculty and Staff option which should take you to the University's CAS login
  2. Enter your IT Username and Password and click "login"
  3. You will be redirected back to the resource once you have been authenticated.

General Associates

When logging into databases

  • If you have an IT username:
    • Select the Red *General Associates tab (IT username)
      *May 2022 - If login fails to authenticate then use the 'Shibboleth Login' option (adjacent to Help and Terms of Service)
  • If you have Unicard barcode login:
    1.‘General Associate (Barcode)’ option.
    2. Enter the first 9 digits of your Barcode where asked
    3. Enter your Password where asked (by default this is Uc followed by your UCID ex. Uc12345678 or your 10-digit phone number)

When logging into your account and the library search:

  • If you have an IT username:
    • Select the ‘Student, Faculty, Staff, General Associates’ (UCalgary IT account login)
  • If you have Unicard barcode login:
    1. Select ‘ContED, Community Users, Alumni, General Associates’ (Unicard Barcode)
    2. Enter the first 9 digits of your Barcode where asked
    3. Enter your Password where asked (by default this is Uc followed by your UCID ex. Uc12345678 or your 10-digit phone number)

Alumni

When logging into databases:

  1. Click on the graduation cap (Mortar board) on one of the databases Alumni has access to
  2. Alumni access requires an IT username
    (login with what you previously logged into your UCalgary email with)
  3. See Alumni database access guide for further information
When logging into your account and the library search:
  1. Select the Other option
  2. Enter the first 9 digits of your Barcode where asked
  3. Enter your Password where asked (by default this is Uc followed by your UCID ex. Uc12345678 or your 10-digit phone number)

ContEd Students

See Continuing Education LibGuide.

Community Users

Community Users do not have access to databases or full-text resources off campus but can view their library account.

When logging into your account and the library search:
  1. Select the Other option
  2. Enter the first 9 digits of your Barcode where asked
  3. Enter your Password where asked (by default this is Uc followed by your 10-digit phone number ex. Uc4032202222)

 

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