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Library Information

Learn about Inver Hills Library services and policies.

Accessing Databases Off-Campus

IHCC Library databases are available 24/7. To logon, use your StarID and password. Activate your StarID at

Steps to access library databases:

  • Go to the IHCC Library website and click on Databases by Subject. There is also a drop-down menu of featured resources under Database Quick Links.
  • A library authentication login form will come up when you select a database. Use your StarID and password to log in.

Problems that may prevent access:

  • Is your StarID activated? Does your password need to be reset? Activate or update password at
  • If you are trying to access the databases from a workplace computer and cannot get in, your company may have extra security measures (firewalls) in place to prevent you from going out to some locations on the Internet. Check with the IT Department at your work to ask permission for outside access.
  • Make sure your computer will accept "cookies" and the security setting is set to no higher than Medium.

Questions? Please contact the library at 651-450-3625 or

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