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Remote Access to Databases
Off-campus (remote) access to the electronic materials found in the Classic Catalog, MinerQuest and the Library's other databases require a connection to UTEP's network. UTEP faculty, staff, and students can connect via the following methods:
- Global Protect VPN
- For PCs and Macs
- The Library’s Proxy Server.
- not secure; use on devices to which you do not have administrator access
Questions or Problems?
If you are using the VPN and are having problems connecting to the network, contact the campus Help Desk or (915) 747-5257.
To report a technical problem with any of the Library’s electronic databases or e-journals, contact a member of the E-Resources Team -- Lisa Borden, (915) 747-6709, John Padilla, (915) 747-6706 -- Monday to Friday,
Located at the Access Services desk, it contains course materials instructors have put on reserve. The resources may be print, electronic, or both.
The Library’s general collection, it’s located on the fourth and fifth floors of the Library and arranged by subject.
A collection of current popular fiction and non-fiction, it’s located on the second floor by the Access Services Desk.
Designed as a teaching collection, it contains children’s and young adult fiction and non-fiction books. It’s located on the third floor behind the Law Collection.
Media & Microforms (M & M)
Located on the first floor. It contains DVDs, microfiche, and microfilms.
Onomastics is the study of names and naming. The collection is made up of books, journals, and vertical files. It’s distributed throughout the Library by subject area.
Western Fiction Collection
Located on the second floor behind the Browsing Collection. It’s built on a core of books collected by writer and English professor C. L. Sonnichsen.
UTEP Library Research Guides! What are they? Custom web pages created for you by UTEP Librarians to direct you to resources for disciplines, topics, and specific courses.
- Courtesy of OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab
- University Writing Center
Video tutorials can help you DIY your way out of a problem and can explain skills and processes you might need when a librarian isn’t available to help.