Distance library services: online resources and services
An online escape from social distancing. If your are limiting your exposure to COVID-19 by staying at home, but still wish to use the Library services, we have good news for you!
Digital Services @ ISU Library
ISU Library offers a large variety of digital options including eBooks, e-resources, e-magazines and online databases to search for primary resources.
Our website isulibrary.isunet.edu is our online branch and it never closes!
[Updated - November 03 2020]
Off-Campus access to ISU Library Online Resources
The Library offers to currently enrolled ISU students, faculty, and staff a variety of research materials (databases, books, and other internet-accessible resources) for online access through the Internet.
Many of these resources being licensed by the Library will require that you log in with your ISU credentials: your username, usually name.lastname (not your full email address) and your password.
- ISU Library catalogue search
Use the filter on the right hand side of the screen to focus on eBooks, and other online resources.
- Articles & research databases
Our main search tool for articles EBSCO EDS is available for remote access. It also provides access to thousands of resources on open-access online.
Home to 7,000+ newspapers and magazines from over 120 countries across the globe, Pressreader provides access to current newspapers in full-color, full-page format and in 60+ languages.
- ISU student projects
MSS Individuals Projects and MSS Internship reports - with grade B or above - and all Team Projects and Executive Summaries are available online in pdf.
The Library currently offers, through EBSCO EDS, remote access to Acta Astronautica, Aerospace medicine and human performance, Astropolitics, Journal of spacecraft and rockets, Space policy.
Use EBSCO EDS Advanced search and search for the title of the journal in the "SO Journal Title/Source" search field.
- UNISTRA Libraries e-resources
Students, with your Université de Strasbourg (UNISTRA) student card, you have access to the Université de Strasbourg Library electronic collections (databases, journals and eBooks. Activate your account at Ernest (formerly E.N.T.) and access the UNISTRA Libraries portal.
Unable to connect from Off-Campus?
When you select a licensed resource (e.g. database, e-journal, e-book, etc.), you may be prompted to authenticate as a currently enrolled student, faculty, or staff member. Verify that you have used your ISU ID your username (usually name.lastname - not your full email address) and your password.
If you have difficulties accessing the library resources remotely, email the librarian for assistance.
The article you need is beyond a paywall?
We can deliver journal articles, book chapters and proceeding papers directly to you at no charge. This service is available for current ISU students, faculty and staff only. Email ISU librarian to request the needed article and include relevant bibliographical details in your email.
Interlibrary loan and document supply service
If you need guidance about your search or need referencing support, please email ISU Librarian. Online support via Zoom can be arranged.