All of our databases may be accessed from any computer connected to the Internet using your NetID username and password. This username/password is the same one that you use to log into campus computers, the wireless network, NetStorage,etc.
If you have not created your password, go to accounts.ewu.edu to do so. See Accounts and Passwords for more information. For questions about your EWU ID number, contact the IT Help Desk
If you don't know the name of a specific database and want recommendations, then go to the appropriate Research Guides.
If you want to see if we have a particular database, then you can browse our Databases A-Z list.
Because the Spokane Academic Library is shared with WSU, you have access to more databases, such as BIOSIS Citation Index. However, due to licensing restrictions, you must go to the Spokane Academic Library in-person to access the WSU databases.
When you are searching in one of our databases and the article isn't available full text right there, look for the hyperlinked icon that says Check for Full Text. A new screen will open up in our catalog giving you these options:
*Note: Sometimes if the article is available from a journal vendor, then the link may not bring you directly to the full text of the article. Instead, it will drop you on the top page of the journal's home page and you have to find the article using the citation information (volume, issue & page number) or by date.
EWU Library Catalog Title Search -- To see if we have access to a particular periodical (journal, magazine or newspaper), then type the name of the periodical into the Title search box. If it's a journal, then you can change the Material Type category to Journal.
EJournals A-Z -- Is an alphabetical list of the journals, magazines and newspapers we have online in our databases. It will not show if we have it in print or microfilm in the library.
BrowZine -- View top academic journals from your field with BrowZine. BrowZine is a browsable newsstand of recent issues of the library’s top electronic academic journals, pulling together thousands of subscribed and open access titles in one spot. When full-text access isn’t available via BrowZine – users will have the option to request articles through Interlibrary Loan. Create a personal account to have a bookshelf to follow favorite titles and to save articles to read later. Mobile apps for both iOS and Android are available as well.