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Linden Hall Library: American History

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How To Access POWER Library Databases From Off Campus

When you are off campus, the research databases suggested for this project require you to log in with a POWER Library ecard number. Please view the tutorial below and then use the link to sign up for a Free POWER Library eCard.


1. The first step is to open the Library Research Guide for your project and click on "Sign Up For A Free POWER Library eCard".

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2. Type in your First and Last Name and your Linden Hall email address. Then click on the box for Zip Code. If you do not live in Pennsylvania, please use the school zip code, which is 17543.

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3. Scroll down and click on the box for City. If you do not live in Pennsylvania, type Lititz in this box.

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4. Scroll down and answer the questions on the remainder of the form and then click on "Register". Then please check your email for your POWER Library eCard number. You will need this number to log in to most of our research databases off campus. 

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Here's an interactive tutorial

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