On-Site Access to University of Maryland, College Park Electronic Resources

Access using the desktop computers in the Priddy Library 

  • Access to most databases, e-journals, and some eBooks
  • Login using your USG credentials
  • Use the WorldCat option in the Library Search box from the library's homepage 
    • If you know which journal or database you would like to use, you can go directly to the UMD Database Finder

Wireless Access

  • Free, unsecured network access available to all library users, and secure access available to USG students/faculty/staff
    • Connect to "Grove" for unsecured (guest) network access
    • Connect to "SkyNet" for secure network access
      • For help connecting to SkyNet, use the PDFs at the bottom of OIT's Wireless Networks page
  • Compliance with Guidelines for the Acceptable Use of Computing Resources is required

On/Off-site Access to Partner Institution Electronic Resources

  • Click the logo for a Partner Library from the bottom of the Priddy Library Homepage
  • Utilize the search services or databases from your home institution library's site
  • When prompted to login, use your home institution login credentials

Off-Site Access to University of Maryland, College Park Electronic Resources

  • Use the Priddy Library website as you normally would
    • Login with your UMD credentials when prompted
  • Only users affiliated with the University of Maryland, College Park have access to UMD electronic resources from off-campus