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The University of Bolton Library

Accessing Online Resources

Accessing Online Library Resources

Online library resources are available to support your studies 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Your first port of call for finding out which the best resources are for your subject is to visit the Subject Guide for your course. For further help, contact your Academic Librarian whose contact details you will find on the relevant Subject Guide.

Logging In

The standard University of Bolton login screen, featuring a box to enter your username and your password

Click on a resource link and enter your University username and password. A minority of resources require a different username and password - see the box below for details.

When you login to electronic resources you agree a number of terms and conditions which are available in full here

You may choose to use Discover@Bolton, an individual database or an specific journal. Our quick start guide to finding information for assignments may be helpful:

A few resources have a unique username and password that is set by the supplier, rather then using the usual University of Bolton online resources logon. If this is the case, information will be given by the resource link.

All of the non-standard resources are listed on the Moodle page below, along with the username and password required. Click the Unique Usernames & Passwords link and log in to Moodle with your usual University username and password. Then click Enrol to access the information.