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Online Students- Library Introduction: Getting Started

Textbook Access

FREE Access to Textbooks.

VitalSource and eCampus have partnered to provide free access to ebooks for students who may have lost access to course materials in the rapid move to distance learning. 

Access is available through bookshelf.vitalsource.com through May 25. NOTE: In order to access you must use your student school email address (.edu) to log in or create an account. 

Welcome

Welcome!

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 library@cairn.edu.  Until further notice ALL research appointments will be conducted via Zoom or Phone. We are here to assist you with all your research needs, so please do not hesitate to ask. 

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Access

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 library@cairn.edu 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: