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Government Resources at Union County College

Instructions for Remote Access


Go to the Union County College Owl's Nest web site, , and log in. Please note that when you are off-campus, your username is your full Union County College email address. If you are a student, and log in on campus with the username jane.doe, your username for off-campus will be password will be the same one you use on campus. Use the Academics pull down menu to go to the Library web pages.

As a shortcut, you may go to , where you will be asked to log in to the Owl's Nest before you are allowed to go to the web page.

Click on "Databases."
Lists of databases grouped by subject appear at the bottom of the web page. There are also links to database lists by description or title.

Click on the title of the database you wish to use. When prompted for a username and password, enter your off-campus Owl's Nest username (your full Union County College email address, @ and all) and password again.

All databases are accessible from off-campus, except those noted with an asterisk (*) or (**).


If you have any questions regarding remote access, call the Reference Desk at one of the three campus libraries:



Union CC Libraries use login software to standardize database access from your home computer or any other computer outside of the Union CC campus network.

Due to licensing agreements, off-site access to databases is available only to currently enrolled Union CC students and currently employed Union CC faculty and staff.

Mobile Device Access

Take the library to go on your mobile device. 

Find free iPhone, iPad, iTunes, Android apps and more information here. (You will be asked to log in to Owl's Nest before you are allowed to go to the web page.)

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