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Alumni Library and Database Access

A brief guide to library authentication for Alumni Databases

Alumni Login Instructions

Alumni Database Access FAQ

  • Alumni access now requires an IT Username  (what you previously logged into  your ucalgary email account with)
    • This was changed from eID in early 2022
  • You can login with your ucalgary email account if you have used it within the last 12 months.
  • If your account has been deleted (after 12 months of inactivity) or you graduated before they were issued you can register for a new alumni account at:


Connect to the Alumni Database List


alumni database instructions

Access to other databases

Free Access to JSTOR for Independent Researchers

JSTOR is a highly selective digital library of academic content in many formats and disciplines. The collections include top peer-reviewed scholarly journals as well as respected literary journals, academic monographs, research reports from trusted institutes, and primary sources.

Independent researchers can create a free account to access a certain amount of free content every month. Learn more