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Off-Campus Access

Off-Campus access to library-licensed e-Journals, research databases and e-resources is limited to current Coe students, staff, and faculty.

To access most databases and ejournals from off-campus you must log in through the proxy server with your network username & password.


What is my network username?

This is the same information you use to log in to the computers on campus.  Don't include in the username.

If you need assistance, call Elizabeth Hoover de Galvez at 319-399-8017 or email


Why is a proxy server needed? How does it work?

When you access our resources via a campus computer or using Coe's Wi-Fi you are automatically recognized and logged using IP address recognition.

When you are off campus you must manually log in to be recognized as a current student/staff/faculty.

Please report any issues to Elizabeth at