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Online Students- Library Introduction: Getting Started



This guide is designed to help you effectively navigate the Masland Library and the resources available to you from off campus.  

Research Assistance

For more information or for help researching your topic please make an appointment to meet with a librarian.  You can make an appointment here or by emailing  Research appointments can be conducted via Zoom or phone or in person. We are here to assist you with all your research needs, so please do not hesitate to ask. 

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Accessing Library Resources from Off Campus

When accessing the Masland Library databases from off-campus you will be prompted to sign in.  You will need to use your Cairn University username and password (the same information that you use to login to your Cairn email and elearning).

If you are having trouble accessing the databases please try opening a privacy or incognito browser and trying again. 

If you still cannot access please email the Masland Library at and we will be happy to assist you. 

For full access to Masland Library resources make sure you sign in when you see the following: