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Off Campus Access to Library Resources: How To

Detailed instructions on how to access library resources and research materials from off-campus.

Off Campus Access to Online Materials

Bates College has a large collection of ebooks, journals, and databases that can be accessed online from anywhere, provided by subscription by Ladd Library.

Access to online library materials is restricted to members of the Bates community and requires a Bates username and password. 

To retrieve subscription content from Ladd Library, you must access the database/book/etc from the library website, including LibrarySearch+ or CBBcat.

After attempting to access the material, you will be prompted to provide your Bates username and password. Upon entering this information, the content will be made available.

If this process for access to subscription content is not successful, please contact Bates Research Services.

Some online textbooks companies have temporarily made their textbooks free online with registration:

Other publishers have offered temporary access to their electronic resources. See this list for more information.

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