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How Long Will I have Library Access After I Graduate?

  • Student access to library databases ends one academic period/semester after graduation. 
  • As an Alumni, you will continue to have limited access to three electronic research databases that make up what is referred to as the Alumni Research Library. Please see below for more details. 

How Do I Get Alumni Library Access?

  • Alumni access to research databases is provided by the USC Alumni Association. 
  • If you earned a degree from USC, congratulations! You are automatically a member of the USC Alumni Association and there are no dues or renewal fees.
  • To obtain a user name, password and alumni card for library privileges, go to the Alumni Association benefits site
    • A username and password is required for remote library privileges.
    • A physical USC Alumni card is required for on-campus library privileges. 

More information on this page: https://libraries.usc.edu/locations-and-services/borrowing-privileges#alumni

Online Library Access for Alumni

  • USC offers access to three databases through what is referred to as the Alumni Research Library.
    • Proquest Research Library
    • Project Muse 
    • JSTOR
  • Once you are an official USC Alumni Association member with a user name and password, you can access the databases through the Alumni Association log-in page

On-Campus Library Access for Alumni

On campus library privileges for alumni include: 

  • Access USC Libraries locations on the University Park Campus and Norris Medical Library on the Health Sciences Campus.
  • Borrowing of standard circulating materials, such as books.
  • Use of library information kiosk computers in the Doheny Memorial Library and Norris Medical Library. Access can be requested at the Circulation Desk.
  • Use of library microform readers, scanners, and photocopiers.
  • In-person reference assistance.

View more information about Norris Medical Library access here

View more information about Doheny Memorial Library access here

Free Clinical Information Resources

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

The DOAJ provides access to many Nursing journals. You can browse journals by subject (e.g. Nursing) from this page.