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Social Work Library Resources: Off-Campus Students

Databases, books and other library resources for social work research

Distant Students

Students in the distance education have, as much as possible, the same access to library services and resources that students in Iowa City have. Distance does present some extra challenges, though. Here are some tips to help you take the best advantage of all the library has to offer. Links open in new window.

Off-Campus Access

Look below for some tips and techniques to make off-campus access to library resources work more smoothly. Any student accessing library services from off-campus needs to prove that they are University of Iowa students by using their HawkID and password. It does not matter if you take classes in North Hall or are sitting in Iowa City's Ped Mall, in Des Moines or Kuala Lumpur.

The sidebar to the left gives additional information for students registered through the U of Iowa's Distance Education Department, including those taking classes through our remote sites in Des Moines, Ottumwa, Sioux City, the Quad Cities or elsewhere.

Online Journal Articles

We have access to online journal articles from many sources using a variety of technologies and there are lots of ways things can go wrong. You're always welcome to contact me or other librarians for help troubleshooting access problems. Links open in new window.


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Dan the Librarian

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Dan Gall
Subjects: Social Work