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Last Updated: Nov 21, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Marx Library

Kathy Wheeler

Amy Prendergast


Biomedical Library

Donna Ladnier

Andrea Wright



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Login Changes

Login changes: Your login for Marx Library and Biomedical Library databases has changed. Your login name is your J Number and your password is the same as your JagMail password.

This is the only login screen you should get:

Login screen


Eligible Users

Only USA faculty, staff and currently-enrolled students are eligible to use our subscription databases from off campus. Alumni and Courtesy Card holders are not entitled to access our online resources remotely because this violates our licenses with database vendors who do not allow us to sell access to their products. Our agreements allow remote use only for current students, faculty and staff.

For remote access, your J Number is your login name and your password is your JagMail password. Contact the Marx Library at 251-460-7025 or webref@southalabama if you have problems with access.

NOTE: If you are in Alabama and are not a current faculty, staff or student but need database access, use the Alabama Virtual Library. The AVL will recognize your computer as one that is in Alabama.


Logging in to Resources

After choosing a resource from the Articles, Indexes, Databases page, the Electronic Reference Sources page, Journal/Ebook List, or the Biomedical Library's Database List page or Journal Search, you will see this login screen:

Login screen

Electronic Reserves items also use this same login screen and method.

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Head of Reference & Instruction
My favorite books are:
The Locke and Key graphic novels by Joe Hill, Never Let Me Go, A Lesson Before Dying

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