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Media Resources

Welcome to the Media Resources Guide

This Guide contains some of the most used media resources for research.

More Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning databases can be found in the A-Z List of Databases

Off Campus Access

When to Use: Ideal for research sessions that require quick and easy access. 

How to Connect: Click on the Library Off Campus Access (Proxy) Button to login with your UC ID username and password. Once you login, you'll be returned to the main Library homepage and can begin your research.

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UC Access Only

When to Use: Ideal method for longer research sessions up to 24 hours. 

How to Connect
Firefox or Chrome browsers are recommended

  • Go to 
  • Login using your UC ID username and password (6+2 - same as Blackboard and Canvas).
  • Once logged in, click the link to UC Libraries
  • You will be sent to the libraries home page.
  • Once here you are now in the new VPN. DO NOT CLOSE THIS TAB OR PAGE

Get Help: For help connecting via VPN, visit IT@UC Service Portal to report issues or call 513-556-4357.

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Phone: 513-556-1424

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