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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 and other resources from off campus, you need to provide information that verifies you are a current UNK faculty, staff or student member. Starting March 23, 2020, Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) will be required to access UNK’s most frequently used online services and systems such as Canvas, Box, MyBlue and email. This also includes the Library databases.

If you have not signed up for 2FA, please follow this link: https://its.nebraska.edu/two-factor


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

My Library Account

The log in process for library accounts is not part of the two-factor authentication at this time. See instruction below to log into your library account.

Enter your Username
This username is the first part of your UNK email address, such as calvintr@lopers.unk.edu or calvintr@unk.edu.
Enter your Password
For students your password is the same password you use for LoperMail and Canvas.
For faculty & staff your 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 password.

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