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Electronic Resources: Overview

eResources Overview

Carnegie Mellon University Libraries provides access to many electronic resources to support our users with their research and scholarship. eResources are licensed to the Libraries and are available to current CMU affiliates using their Andrew ID and password.

Searching and accessing eResources

The catalog, or discovery interface, contains electronic resources in all varieties of resource types, like full-text articles, eBooks and eJournals, streaming video, digital images, and more. 

Search scopes and facets can be used to narrow (or expand) your search results. 

For best results, sign into your account first to ensure you're seeing all resources available to you.

Research Databases A-Z is an alphabetical list of electronic databases and platforms, categorized by subjects and collection types, ie. streaming or eBook collections.

Check if we have electronic subscriptions for a journal or newspaper, and what years you can access. You can also browse scholarly eJournals by subject using BrowZine

Browse streaming video titles from Kanopy and Swank using our catalog, or see a list of all streaming platforms where you can see the most up-to-date videos available to stream. 

eResources Troubleshooting Tips

These troubleshooting tips will often resolve issues when accessing eResources:

Browser Tools

LibKey Nomad

Install the LibKey Nomad browser extension for one-click access to full-text articles. Learn more and see installation instructions.

Report a Problem / Ask an eResources Question

Request to Proxy New/ Trial eResource


eResources Status Updates

Stay up to date with eResource known issues, scheduled updates, and upcoming platform migrations.

See status updates

eResources FAQ