Starting points for your research: use the links in the table of contents menu (left) to go to specific topics.
Off campus access methods (authentication)
Library Login: This method (a proxy server) is quick and easy, and requires no setup. But a few databases will not work with it, and it is less reliable when there is heavy internet traffic or a slow connection.
VPN (virtual private network): The VPN requires you to download an app onto both your cell phone and your computer. It is much more reliable during times of heavy internet traffic, and is well worth the necessary setup time. Outline of the steps required for the VPN:
You must use one or the other in order to access library databases from off-campus. A few databases only work with the VPN.
Although the detailed instructions page refers you to Information Technology Services for help, at the Raynor Information Desk we can also help with some parts of the process. Give us a call at (414) 288-7556.
Covers more than 250 Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, and 13 historical Wisconsin newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s; each newspaper is available cover to cover in a searchable PDF format.
The Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service has sections on their website for health & wellness, housing, economic development, and more. "NNS covers stories that are important to the people who live, work and serve in city neighborhoods ..."
A project of United Neighborhood Centers of Milwaukee (UNCOM), NNS traces its origins to the Zilber Neighborhood Initiative. Funders have included the Zilber Family Foundation, Greater Milwaukee Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Argosy Foundation, Northwestern Mutual Foundation and Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University.