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Of-Campus Database Access

Most (but not all) library databases are available off-campus. To use library databases, patrons must either use a computer on the UCM campus or enter their UCM network username and password.  UCM student username and password formats are described below

Username = three initials of name + last 4 digits of Student 700 number, + 0

Example: abc12340

Students with no middle initial are assigned an "x"

Example: axc12340

Note: Some returning students may need to use the last four digits from their Social Security Number instead of their 700 number. 

Password = your selected network password.

This initial default password must be changed to a personally selected password prior to accessing anylibrary databases. Your password can be changed via the "Network Password Change" tab in MyCentral.

Contact the Technology Support Center

If all efforts to log in fail, contact the Technology Support Center at 660-543-4357 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).   Walk-in help is available at 0200 Ward Edwards 6:00 am to 10:00 pm Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday, and Noon to 8:00 PM on Sunday (hours vary for summer sessions and breaks).  Email inquiries may be sent to  More information regarding the help desk is available online at

Can't Get to Login Screen?

You're most likely behind a firewall that blocks the ports needed to use the proxy server. This is very common in public K-12 schools. In order to use library resources, the network administrator will need to open up ports 2048 through 2648.


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