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Research Help

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Remote Access. How do I login?

If you're off campus, select the method of access that works for you:

 



  • Login when prompted*


  • Go to My Accounts to login to the different services*

You're already registered and have access to your Library Account, but you'll need to register for these separately:

  • Request Articles & Books
  • Restricted Collection
  • NPS Alumni

 

*Use your NPS credentials to login.

Learn more about remote access

Questions about accounts or access? Ask a Librarian

Quick Search Tips

  • First, be as specific as possible
    Broaden your keywords if you don't get enough relevant results.
     
  • For exact phrases
    Use "quotation marks"
     
  • For acronyms or synonyms
    Use OR
     
  • For stemming or word variations
    Use an asterisk (*)  (Symbol may vary by database.)
    nav*  Finds navy, naval, navigation
    defen*e  Finds defense and defence
     
  • Limit your search with Advanced Search filters
    Examples:  Title only or Citation and Abstract, Date, Source, Subject Area, Location

Learn more about phrase, truncating, and wildcard searching. Includes cheat sheet for a variety of library research databases.

Writing Help

Request Article or Book

Find something you need and we don't have it? 


Request article or book
(Interlibrary Loan)
 

DL students: we'll also send library-owned materials to you.

Article PDFs can arrive as quickly as 2-3 days. Print books can take 1-2 weeks.