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Online Students' Guide to Library Services: Online Materials


VWU Library has access to many eBooks. To access them, simply type your search terms into our search box. Then, use the checkboxes on the left to limit to "Virginia Wesleyan University" and "eBook."

Search for eBooks

"Put phrases in quotes"

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Interlibrary Loan

If you've checked the databases and Journal Finder and VWU doesn't have access to the article you need, don't worry.

Online students may use interlibrary loan to request articles for items we do not own or have access to.  Articles are delivered electronically to the student’s interlibrary loan account.

Interlibrary Loan


WorldShare Discovery allows you to manage all of your ILL requests in one secure location. You can check the status of your active ILL requests and view your previous requests. WorldShare also eliminates the need for you to provide your personal information with each request.

Click HERE for access.

Follow the instructions in the document at the header to register.

This will not automatically recognize your VWU credentials. You will need to register to activate your account in this new system.



Searching for Articles in the Databases

Are you doing research and need articles? Try searching in a database. We have both general and discipline specific databases for you to use.

Check out the list of titles, each with a brief description, here:

Searching Within a Specific Journal

Are you looking for a specific article you have a citation for? Are you looking for a specific journal to search in? You can use Journal Finder to quickly find material.