Access Article Databases
For EWU article databases...
All of our databases may be accessed from any computer connected to the Internet, with your NetID username and password. (This username/password is the same one that you used to initially set up your EWU email account.) Your username is the first letter of your first name, your last name, and the last 2 digits of your EWU ID number.
For Bellevue College article databases...
When prompted to log in, use your BC Student ID number (nine-digit number starting with 950), and your last name. For help with BC logins, contact the Bellevue College LMC reference desk at 425-564-6161 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Starting your research? Try these databases first!
These article databases are good places to begin your research, or when you just need some articles on your topic.
Not happy with the results from the databases above? Want to go more in-depth on your issue?
Find the Full Text of an Article
From any of our article databases click on this icon or the link EWU Check for Full Text. The results screen will look something like the image below.
If the article is available full text online, there will be a link to the name of the database (ProQuest, Wilson Web, etc.)
If the article is not available online, then follow these steps:
o Click on the Request an Interlibrary Loan for an Article link.
o You will be prompted to log into your Interlibrary Loan account using your EWU NetID (go to https://accounts.ewu.edu/ for help).
o If it’s your first time using the system, you may be prompted to enter your personal and contact information.
o Be sure to indicate that your Pickup Location is Bellevue. If you want an electronic copy of the article, then make sure that your Preferred Article Delivery Method is Post PDF to server for download and your Preferred Electronic Delivery if Possible is set to Yes. If you would like a print copy sent to you, then under Preferred Article Delivery Method select Distance Education Delivery and Preferred Book, DVD, etc. Delivery Method is Mail to Distance Education. Submit the information when done.
o If you had to enter your personal and contact information, then click the red Request Item through Interlibrary Loan button again and log in once more. The request form will automatically be filled out for you.
o Verify the information that was imported is complete and click the Submit Request button at the bottom.
It usually takes 1-2 weeks for an article to be sent to you. When it's ready for you to pick up online, you will receive an email from the Interlibrary Loan department, with a link to log back into your Interlibrary Loan account. Go to the section Electronically Received Articles and click on the link under the heading View.
Arranging Library Instruction for Your Students
To advance the educational goals of information literacy and critical thinking, the EWU Libraries offer online tutorials, class and subject guides, and/or face-to-face instruction in library research methods to distance students in all programs. To integrate library instruction into your curriculum, then please contact:
- Ielleen Miller, EWU Libraries Coordinator of Instruction. 509-359-4816, [email@example.com].
- Correspond directly with the Library Instruction Liaisons for your discipline.
- David Oar, BC Librarian coordinating EWU Distance Education efforts. 425-564-3134, [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Try to schedule at least one month in advance for a face-to-face bibliographic instruction session, and if you have a research-related student assignment, providing an advance copy to the library liaison would be appreciated.