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Quick access to online dictionaries, encyclopedias, almanacs, thesauri, and more.

Off Campus Access

You can search our catalog and access our databases from off campus.  When selecting a database from the Library website, you’ll be prompted to enter your Assumption College email login name and password.  This is the same login as your webmail, houndmail, and Blackboard.

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Under each of the tabs in this guide is a brief list of resources and/or a selected list of websites for answering ready reference questions of various topics commonly received by the d'Alzon Library reference staff.

If you have any questions that require a bit more interaction, please contact us.

Find Books Online

We have many, many e-books. Search 2 ways:

  1. This Way: Use the basic search in the catalog.
    Enter your term such as Political Science, and then select the dropdown limiter to Online.

  2. or This Way: Use the advanced search in the catalog, and search your term like this: Political Science (as a phrase) AND NetLibrary,
    or Political Science AND electronic book.

You can use the search box below.

Find Books

Subject Guide

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