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On and off-campus access to our online library resources, such as databases and electronic journals, is available to current University students, faculty, and staff 24/7.

Use your ULID and password when you see our 'Log in to Library Resources' page.

Find out why you may experience "your connection is not private / NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID" when trying to access Research Databases/EZproxy.

If you are unable to access a database from on or off-campus, you can try the following steps:

If you are still experiening access issues, contact the Reference Desk at:

If multiple databases are unavailable from on or off-campus after Library Hours, the University IT Service Desk may be able to help you. Contact them at (337) 482-HELP (4357) or

Database Use: Electronic research databases are limited to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette authorized users (students, faculty, and staff). Users attempting to access library databases both on and off-campus will be required to log in with their ULID and password. Users must follow 'Fair Use' as outlined in U.S. Copyright Law and provisions of license agreements with individual providers. Online database material obtained must be used for personal, non-commercial purposes. Improper use generally includes, but is not limited to, utilizing robots/auto crawlers, downloading entire journals, printing numerous copies of a single article, or publishing articles made available through the databases. Unauthorized use of Dupré Library databases and other electronic resources can result in revocation of access. For questions about use, Ask a Librarian.

Database Accessibility: EBSCO, one of the Library's major research database providers, is committed to providing positive experiences for all users. They have provided an EBSCO Accessibility – Navigation Guide and an EBSCO eBook Accessibility User Guide and FAQs for using their databases.