Accessing Online Resources From Off Campus


If you are a University of Nevada, Reno student, faculty, or staff member, you can use your University NetID and password to access online library resources from off campus.

Library Search


If you begin your search from the library homepage, simply use the Sign in button that appears at the top of your search results and log in with your NetID when prompted. Navigate to the desired resource and click Available online. Then select from among Full text availability options to be passed through to your resource.

You will only have to log in once per web session.

Note: There is some content in Library Search that will only appear if you are logged in.

Database Search


If you choose to search within a specific library database, navigate to the desired database from the library website and log in with your NetID when prompted.

Google Scholar


You can also customize Google Scholar to show links to University of Nevada, Reno resources.

Not Sure What Your NetID Is?


University of Nevada, Reno users must initially activate their NetIDs. You do not need to activate it again for off-campus access. Visit the University's NetID help page to activate your NetID, change your password, or get help. If you need further assistance, the Computing Help Desk can be reached at (775) 682-5000.