Online Databases and Resources for Students and Faculty

The Welder Library’s eResources consist of search tools to find more than 300,000 eBooks and databases and provide access to over 70,000 journals. 

Step by Step Guide

  1. Log into the eResources with your UMary email address and password. If you are having trouble logging in, you will need to contact the OIT Help Desk as this is a problem with your UMary email login. 
  2. Choose the database you would like to use from the provided list. 
  3. Enter your search terms in the search box. Click “Search” when you are ready to search.
  4. In your search results, you will see results that indicate HTML Full Text and PDF Full Text available to view. These articles are ready for you to use immediately. If you see the “request this item” link, you will need to request the article through Interlibrary Loan. See our step-by-step guide or video tutorial for more information on Interlibrary Loan. 
  5. If you click on the title of any article, this will provide detailed information about the article. You can also use the tools on the right side of the screen to help you stay organized with your research. 
  6. To go back to a full list of results, click on “Results List.” 
  7. You can refine your results using the tools on the left side of the page. You can use the limiting tools to sort by Full Text, References Available, Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals, Publication Date, Source Type, Language, and more.To limit your results to peer reviewed journals, for example, click on “Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals.” To remove the limiter, click on the “X” to remove it. You can also limit your results by publication date. You can do this by typing in your date range or by using the slide feature. To remove the limiter, click on the “X” to remove it.

Video Tutorial

This tutorial demonstrates the use of our online databases and provides guidance on how to effectively conduct a search including tips for use, rules, and best practices for finding research material.

Ask a Librarian

Welder Librarians are here to provide research and reference assistance to students. Research and reference assistance for students consists of direction to library materials, advice on library collections and services, and expertise on finding multiple kinds of information from multiple sources.