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Remote Library Resources & Services: General Resources & Services

List of library resources that can be accessed from off campus.

Remote Resources

Many library resources are available from off campus 24/7. All you need is your Vanguard University username and password (this is the same as the username and password you use to access Canvas and your email). More information on how to access resources from off campus can be found here:


Search for ebooks and streaming videos in the library catalog VANCAT: . You can narrow down your VANCAT search results to ebooks or evideos by using the format filter. 


You can still check out print books from the library. Please refer to the Print books & Ebooks tab for more information.   


Our full list of databases can be found on our homepage. A comprehensive list of databases along with a short description of each resource can be found here:


Looking for a specific journal or journal article? Go to our Journal Portal: . If you're new to the Journal Portal, check out this tutorial: (just click on the Journal Portal tab.)


Not sure where to start your research? Check out our discipline specific research guides


Contact the library with any questions. We're here to help! Send an email to, or fill out an online form from our website

Handy Links


  • Call 714-966-6382
  • Stop by  a Librarian's Office
  • Submit an Ask-A-Librarian Question Form for an email reply HERE
  • Instant message             with LibChat (below)

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This guide was created by Christine Shin.