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Library 101: After Graduation

Can I access EMU resources after I graduate?

EMU library resources are generally for use by current students, faculty and staff.  Most library database providers do not allow use for alumni or other non-EMU patrons.  

Walk-ins are allowed per EMU library's community patron policy, but off-campus access is not permitted.

What You Can Access

Some resources are available freely to the general public:

ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) 

PubMed (Medicine) is the public version of Medline.  PubMed Central is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life science journals.

JSTOR's Register & Read program offers access to about 75 journals.  This is not current content.  JSTOR also provides access to content prior to 1923 in  the United States and prior to 1870 for everyone else.

Public libraries often provide access to databases if you have a library card. You should check with your local public library.

ATLAS for Alumni

The library provides EMU Alumni access to ATLAS for Alums.  This database provides access to journals in Theology and Religion.

Check out the ATLAS for Alum information for more details.