What is Remote Access?
If you are on campus, you'll be able to do all the things discussed in this guide -- search for books, view eBooks, find and download articles. If you're off campus, you can still do these things, but you'll have to sign in first. This process is called remote access. Remote access makes it easy to do your research at any time of day or night without needing to come to the library.
Step 1: Activate your Bear Card
Step 2: Find the barcode on your Bear Card
On the back of your Bear Card is a 14-digit barcode:
You'll use this barcode (minus the As) to sign in.
Step 3: Sign in with your barcode and last name
If you try to access certain library resources from off-campus, you will see a screen that asks for your school. Select "Morgan State University":
Then you'll see a page that asks for your library barcode and last name. Type those and click "Log in."
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