Connecting to Library Resources from Off-Campus
- At the Murphy Library website, select a database to
- After you select a database, you will be asked for a
username and password.
- Students: In the username box, enter your
(Most UW-L NetID user names follow this
format: first 8 letters of your last name followed by a dot
(.) followed by the first 4 letters of your first name.)
- Faculty: In the username
box, enter your
Most Faculty and Staff UW-L NetID user names follow this format: first name initial followed by the last name.)
- DO NOT include @students.uwlax.edu
or @uwlax.edu as part of your username.
- In the password box, enter your
UW-L NetID password.
you will use the
exact same user name and login
as you use to login to D2L and
in GCA Computer Labs -
Note: If you have an accurate UW-L NetID, you should be able to access library databases. The
library does not control UW-L NetID accounts or passwords, but
does use the system to provide access to databases.
If you are having difficulties gaining access to our licensed databases please refer to our
For assistance with your UW-L NetID, please contact the
Support Desk at 785-8774.