Ryan Library subscribes to 80+ databases for electronic content of periodicals, books, and media.
Use the tabs above to access specific databases. Or, use one of our Research Guides to discover the best databases to use for specific subjects/disciplines.
Trouble logging into a database? See box at bottom of this screen.
Ryan Library subscribes to over 80 Reference Databases. These subscription-based resources provide online access to journal and magazine articles and/or citations.
You can access these databases from many places on the Ryan Library home page, including:
Once you select a database, this screen will display, asking you to log in.
Simply enter your PLNU network ID username and password.
Here is an example:
Username: jsmith1997 (do NOT add the @pointloma.edu)
Password: should be your regular PLNU network password
Questions? Contact us (or use the Ask a Librarian box on this page).
Note: If you are a guest in the library, and wish to use a database, see a librarian for assistance.