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Organizational Development: Off-Campus Access

Find Materials at Other Libraries

You may find yourself needing a book or journal article that we do not have readily available to you. In these cases, you have options.

- Order journal articles and books using our interlibrary loan (ILLiad) system. Once you submit a request, we will find a library that has the item. When it arrives, we will send you an email. Journal articles arrive electronically, usually in a few days. Books must be picked up at Mabee Library.

You may visit other libraries such as UTSA or UT Health San Antonio to use their databases and materials on-site. Be sure to call the library in advance to ask about guest access.

You may obtain a TexShare card from your Distance Learning Librarian or the Reference Desk and use it to check out books from other libraries in Texas. To find which libraries have a particular item, use WorldCat.

Off-Campus Access

  • UIW students, faculty, and staff have access to ALL electronic resources from off-campus.
  • When accessing materials via the UIW Libraries' site, you will be prompted to verify that you are a current UIW student, faculty, or staff member by signing in with your UIW username and password:
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  • After signing in, you will have access to all UIW-only resources and other online content until your Web browser session is ended.
  • UIW Libraries online resources may be accessed after signing in to an on-campus computer or device connected to the UIW network without additional user verification.|
  • To get help, please contact the UIW Libraries Reference Desk at 210-829-3835, via Library Chat, by text to 210-526-0776, or by email to


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