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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:
- The Campus VPN (RECOMMENDED)
- PCs and pre-Sierra OS Macs
- Global Protect VPN (RECOMMENDED)
- for Mac users of Sierra OS and iOS 11+
- 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. Telephone assistance is available between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., M-F, by calling either Lisa Borden at (915) 747-6709 or John Padilla at (915) 747-6706. If no-one is available to take your call in person, please leave a message or send us an e-mail and we will respond to your query as soon as possible on the next business day.
Located at the Circulation 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 Military Student Success Center.
Designed as a teaching collection, it contains children’s and young adult fiction and non-fiction books. It’s located on the third floor
behindthe 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 first floor. 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.