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Remote Access Information

Most of the databases can be accessed from off-campus. If prompted, enter your ULID and password to access a database. To obtain a ULID and password, faculty, staff, and students may visit the University IT Help Desk.

Off-campus access problems?

If you are unable to access the Library databases from off-campus, call the Reference Desk at (337) 482-6030.

In addition, you may try the following steps:

  • Make sure cookies are enabled.
  • Clear cookies & cache.
  • Try opening a new window.
  • Try another browser.
  • Try rebooting your computer.
  • Try another computer, if possible.

When the Library is closed and multiple databases from different providers (for example, JSTOR and Academic Search Complete) are unavailable from off-campus, the University IT Help Desk may be able to help you. Contact them at (337) 482-5516 or

Database Use: Electronic databases are limited to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette authorized users (students, faculty, and staff). Users must follow Fair Use as outlined in U.S. Copyright Law and provisions of license agreements with individual providers. The material obtained through online databases must be used for personal, non-commercial purposes. Improper use generally includes, but is not limited to, utilizing robots/auto crawlers, downloading entire eJournals, 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, contact the Reference & Research Services department at (337) 482-6030 or