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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Databases in Ryan Library

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.


Having trouble accessing databases?

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:

  • Choose a specific database from our list of Reference Databases
  • Choose to search just our EBSCO databases by using the search box in the Articles tab under Quick Search Tools on the Ryan Library home page
  • Choose the Books & More tab under Quick Search Tools on the Ryan Library home page, and choose to view the results from a specific article database (ABI Inform Complete, JSTOR, ProQuest Religion, and Proquest Nursing & Allied Health,
  • Choose a database from one of the many library "Research Guides"

Once you select a database, this screen will display, asking you to log in.                

Access screen to Library Databases

Simply enter your PLNU network ID username and password.

Here is an example:

     Username: jsmith1997 (do NOT add the

     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.


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