Library Services

Library Resources

Contact Information 
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The Ashford University Library coordinates university-wide access to a variety of research resources in online formats. These resources, as well as librarian contact information, instructional aids, and tutorials are available on the Ashford University Library website, which can be accessed through the Student Portal or through your online courses.

Some of the services available to you include online resources and interlibrary loan.

Reference Help
For assistance with library resources and services or with academic research related to coursework, Ashford faculty and currently enrolled students are welcome to contact the University librarians by email, phone, and live chat. Their contact information can be found on the library website.

Online Resources
In a world where digital access is becoming increasingly more common in the academic arena, it is important that you have access to first-rate online resources. The electronic resources available to you include scholarly journal and general magazine articles, e-books (academic and reference), newspaper articles, company profiles, legal documents, reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more.

The following list includes some of the online academic resources available to you as an Ashford student, faculty member, or staff member.

  • American Psychological Association databases
  • Credo Reference
  • ebrary
  • EBSCOHost
  • Films On Demand
  • FirstSearch
  • Mergent
  • NewsBank
  • Project MUSE
  • ProQuest
  • RefWorks
  • SAGE Journals Online
  • Tablebase
  • Westlaw
  • World Book Online
  • ERIC

Interlibrary Loan Services
Interlibrary Loan allows you to obtain articles and other documents that are not currently in the Ashford Library's electronic collections. Ashford librarians can help get these materials for you.