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Heading out of town? You can access library resources from off campus

Leaving town for the summer? Not so fast! Did you know that you can still access library resources from off campus?

Journal Databases – Access library databases from off campus by linking to them from Steenbock’s Journal Databases page http://steenbock.library.wisc.edu/findinfo/journaldatabases.htm or the E-Resource Gateway http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.web/metalibfindresources. By providing your NetID when prompted, you will have full access to licensed resources.

Electronic Journals – Access electronic journals by using http://sfx.wisconsin.edu/wisc/cgi/core/citation-linker.cgi?rft.genre=article , or the EJournals List http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.web/ejournals>. Provide your NetID when prompted, and you will have full access to available electronic journals.

Paper Journals – Request scanned copies of journal articles that the libraries have in paper only. The cost is $2.00/article, and you can pay with a campus UDDS fund account, or with your personal WisCard. Place the request via Library Express http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.web/libraryexpress, using your 11-digit ID number. To enable payment, log in to Library Express, then enter your billing information on the Edit WisCard and Fund Accounts page.

Journals Not on Campus – As always, you can also use Library Express to request free scanned copies of journals that are not available on campus at all. There is no charge for this service.

Books from Campus Libraries, and from Other Libraries – If you are outside of Dane County but in the United States, you can have library books shipped to you at no charge. Return shipping will also be paid. Requests for books by mail must be submitted via Library Express. Information about how to request books by mail from UW-Madison libraries and from other libraries can be found at http://library.wisc.edu/distance/obtaining-material.html

Individual Help – Contact asksteenbock@library.wisc.edu or your Liaison Librarian http://steenbock.library.wisc.edu/general/liaison.htm for reference assistance or other individual help when you are out of town.

More information on Distance Library Services can also be found at http://library.wisc.edu/distance/index.html

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