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Off-Campus Access

Current Manhattanville students, faculty, and staff have access to Manhattanville College Library's databases from off campus.  Matriculated students in a degree-granting program are set up automatically.  Any currently enrolled Manhattanville student with a valid ID number may request off-campus database access.

To access the databases from off-campus:

1.  Click on the database you would like to use.
2.  A login page will open asking for user name and password.

  • The user name is your last name in lower-case letters.
  • Your password is the number located on the front of your Manhattanville College ID card.

3.  Once you are authenticated, you can use any of the databases. You will not have to log in again until the next time you start a computer session.

Request an Account

If you are unable to log in, your name and I.D. number may not be listed in our user database.

  1. Request an account by using our Off-Campus Access Request form.
  2. Call the Reference Desk for our guest account login at 914-323-5282.
  3. Allow 2-3 business days for your personal account to be activated.

If you are still unable to log in, possible solutions are:

  • Clear your web browser's cache of visited web pages. From the browser's tool bar, choose Tools > Internet Options > General > Clear History.
  • Make sure the web browser's security setting allows you to accept cookies. From the browser's tool bar, choose Tools > Internet Options > Privacy. Set privacy to medium or low.

These instructions apply to Internet Explorer. If you are using AOL, open AOL to connect to the Internet. Then minimize the AOL browser and open Internet Explorer.

Please Note: If your ISP has implemented a pop-up blocker utility, you may need to disable it to access databases through our proxy software.

A Note About Firewalls:

"Most ISPs do not limit the areas their users can access on the Internet, so home users do not tend to encounter problems with firewalls. However, corporate sites often do employ firewalls and may be highly restrictive in what their employees can access. If you provide content for a given corporate site, the corporate site may be willing to open access through their firewall to your EZproxy server. However, if a corporate site refuses to open access, your users will not be able to access EZproxy."

It's important to understand that corporate firewall restrictions are not unique to EZproxy, but are actually encountered when implementing any proxy server solution for remote access." - from the EZproxy support site: http://www.usefulutilities.com/support/faq.html.

For further assistance, call the Reference Desk at 914-323-5282, or e-mail library@mville.edu.