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While the library doors are temporarily closed to the public, our vast online resources remain available. You can email reference@denison.edu or chat with a librarian from 9 am to 12:30 pm, and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm Monday-Friday or search our FAQ’s after hours. You can also email our Circulation Desk at circdesk@denison.edu or Reference Desk at reference@denison.edu to reach us.

For a quick way into our resources, see our guide Accessing Library Resources: Off Campus / Remotely: Remote Learning.

Accessing Library Resources: Off Campus / Remotely

This guide is intended to be a quick, helpful place to answer basic questions about Library Resources -- and how you can access them off campus.

Curated by our E-Resources & Scholarly Communication Librarian, Yuimi Hlasten, this section will explain how to access online books, journals, and media off campus.

Finding Ebooks 

Watch this video to learn how to find ebooks using Summon.

Watch this video to learn how to find ebooks using Consort.

Watch this video to learn how to find ebooks using OhioLink.

Searching for Ebooks (Summon)

Use the search box below to find ebooks in Summon.

Online Journals

If you're doing research, you may need to track down some journal articles. 

Using Summon to Search for Journals

One way to track down journal articles on your research topic is using Summon.

Let's walk through an example together: 

  • Starting from the Library website, type your search into the Summon search box.  Click the red magnifying glass to begin your search.
  • On the left-hand side of the Summon screen, you'll see a variety of limiters,  like the filters you see on Amazon.
  • Since you want to look for journal articles that are available online, click on "Full Text Online" and "Journal Article" to narrow your search.
  • Click on a title that's of interest!
Pro-Tips:
  1.  If you know the title of a journal article you're looking for, you can type the title into a Summon search to track it down!
  2. If you find a great article in your search, check out the rest of the journal webpage--you might find more great articles a few clicks away!
    1. ​You can also do this with Summon! Search for a journal title, and then select "Search within [journal title]?"
  3. Article citations are also a great place to find more articles.  Check those resources at the end!

Streaming Media: Online Films

The Library has several streaming media platforms available, and here is just a taste of our favorites.  Check out our full list, here.

Streaming Music & Spoken Word: Online Resources

The Library also offers several music platforms as well as educational tools with streaming audio components.  Check out our full list, here

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