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Library Services for Distance Students: Home

Students taking all their courses online and who live outside of Kearney, NE are considered "distance students." Students fitting this description may request materials from the Calvin T. Ryan Library collections, as well as journal articles not availabl

Library Research Tutorial

New to doing research at UNK? 

Use the Library Research Tutorial below to learn how to:

• Develop search strategies
• Find articles, books and e-books
• Evaluate sources
• Avoid plagiarism

Link coming soon!


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Off-campus Access to E-Resources

In order to access databases from off campus, you need to provide information that verifies you are a current UNK faculty, staff or student member. UNK students, faculty and staff must use EASI credentials to access their library account and article databases and e-resources.

Enter your EASI username

This username is the first part of your UNK email address, such as or

Enter your EASI password


Your EASI password is the same password you use for LoperMail and Canvas.


Your EASI password is the same password you use to login to a Windows computer on the UNKNET domain, or when you connect to UNK wireless.

Forgot your password?
If you forget your password use the TrueYou Identity Manager to reset your EASI password.

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