Answered By: Amy Krug
Last Updated: Feb 01, 2024     Views: 1166

To log-in from off-campus:

  • Go to the Library’s home page.
  • Click on Access Library Resources & Services.
  • Mouse over Search & Find.
  • Click on the Databases link.
    • If you know the database you need:
      • Click on a letter that corresponds to the name of the database you need.
      • Click on the name of the database you need.
    • If you only have a general subject area:
      • Change the All Subjects dropdown to the subject you need.
      • Click on the name of a database to select it.
  • Enter the following information when prompted:
    • Username: your user ID is your HCC email address (
    • Password: your password is your HCC password 
      • If you need to set/reset your password, use the Password Services or call the Technology Service Center at 443-518-4444.

Current HCC credit students, faculty and staff may use the databases from many off-campus locations. Please be aware that security firewalls may prevent access to the Library's electronic resources, especially from work places, other libraries, and other networked locations.