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Special Circumstances During the COVID-19 Crisis: Remote Resources And Guidance For Users: Lightner Library Remote Resources

The Lightner Library's operations have changed due to the COVID-19 crisis. Learn more about the changes, as well as the many virtual services we are offering, including reference help and interlibrary loan.

Online Resources

Lightner Library has many online resources that can be accessed remotely.  When accessing these electronic resources from off campus, the user will be asked to log in.  Logging in requires the user to enter the log-in ID and password used to access Keuka email.

Click on the Find an Article link to access an A-Z listing of the library’s databases.

  • The library has set up a free trial to the following database: 
    • HeinOnlinea database containing historical and government documents together with a collection of law-related and academic periodicals.

Click on the Databases By Subject link to find the best databases for your topic.

Click on this List of Open Access Databases to access databases that provide content for free on the Internet.

Research Assistance

Librarians are still available to students and faculty in a variety of ways that include:

  • Emailing us at with your questions;
  • Using the Ask a Librarian link on the library's home page;
  • Using the virtual chat box on Lightner Library's home page.  If there is no librarian available on chat, your question will automatically be emailed to

Research Guides and How-tos

Check out the library’s collection of Library Guides, also known as LibGuides, which are available 24/7 to help you navigate the library’s resources.

Reference Librarian

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Linda Park
(315) 279-5208