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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 the Databases tab.  From there, you can either click on the Databases A-Z button or view the Databases by Subject drop-down menu. 
  • 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? If not, activate your StarID here:
  • If your StarID is active and you have trouble logging in to library resources, please reset your StarID password.  You can reset your password here:
  • If you have reset your password and continue to have trouble logging in, please contact the library at 651-450-3625 or
  • Note: 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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