Off-Campus Access Instructions for Databases and Online Journals

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ramapo logo This icon appears next to databases to which the Potter Library subscribes. The icon means that you can access the database from off campus ONLY if you are currently affiliated with Ramapo College (students, faculty, and staff). All use by any others, for any purposes, is not permitted.

Non-College courtesy borrowers cannot access these materials off-campus.

NOTE: If you are on campus, you do not need to authenticate yourself to access these resources.

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  1. You must currently be affiliated with Ramapo College as faculty, student or staff.
  2. When you click on the link to one of our restricted resources, an authentication page will appear that prompts you for your Ramapo email username and Ramapo email password.

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NOTE: If you are having technical problems obtaining access, please contact the Ramapo College Help Desk at ext. 7777 or at


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Instructions: Use the library’s catalog to find books, course reserve items, movies, music and government documents. Conduct a quick search from this box or click on the catalog link for more search options.

Examples: Romeo and Juliet, Popular Culture, Wind Willows Advanced Catalog Search arrow graphic

Instructions: Search for course reserves by typing in your professor’s name in the search box. Materials are usually available electronically or in print. If the reserve item is not available electronically, please write down the call number and give it to the Circulation staff so they can retrieve the item for you.

Examples: Prof. Name, ACCT 221, World Cultures Find More Course Reserves arrow graphic
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Password: Last Name
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Login: Library Barcode
Password: Last Name
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Instructions: Need a database? Conduct a quick search by typing in the name of the database you are looking for into the search box (ex. JSTOR, Project Muse, Academic Search Premier, etc.) or use the drop-down menu to search for databases in certain subject areas.

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Instructions: Want to find a source? Search the journal, magazine or newspaper title (source name) to see if the library has full-text print or electronic access and, if so, what date ranges are available.

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