When doing research off-campus, be sure to start from the Wesleyan Library home page or Library OneSearch to ensure our vendors recognize your affiliation to Wesleyan; going directly to a database in your browser will only work when on campus.
Many library materials and services are available to you during your study abroad. Here are some suggestions for using our library from anywhere in the world.
You can place interlibrary loan requests for articles. These will be delivered electronically to your InterLibrary Loan account as PDFs.
Borrowing Physical Materials
We strongly advise against taking library books when you travel abroad. There is a replacement fee consisting of the cost of the lost book in addition to a $35.00 processing fee for each item you lose.
We will be happy to work with you to meet your library research needs, wherever you are. See our Reference Assistance page for a variety of ways to contact us.
Thesis writers, please note: If you plan to write a thesis that will be based on publications you find while you are abroad, please bear in mind that it is often difficult for the Interlibrary Loan Department to gain timely access to unpublished or non-English materials, or foreign government publications.