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Addlestone Library is accessible only to College of Charleston students, faculty, and staff, Friends of the Library, or those with appointments for services offered in the library. NEW Cougar Cards, FOL cards, or appointment emails are required for entry. Face coverings and social distancing are also required. Virtual services for all College Libraries continue to be available at

Faculty Services: Off Campus Database Access

Information about library services available to faculty.

Off Campus Access

How do I access articles and databases from off-campus?

When you try to access article databases from off-campus, you will be directed to a page asking you to log in with your e-mail account name and password.  Follow the instructions below to log in.

College of Charleston Students and Faculty
Log in with your MyCharleston username and password. 

e.g., will use SmithA to log in.

MRL Fort Johnson and Field Station Users
Use ID and password supplied by the Marine Resources Library. Use all lowercase characters. Contact the MRL at 843.953.9370 or with issues.

Having Off-Campus Access Issues?
If you're having problems accessing our databases from off-campus, please call us at 953-5530 or email and one of our digital services librarians will assist you!

Subject Guide

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Office Hours Addlestone 103
Office hours by appointment.

Skype CofC students, faculty, and staff may send email to request in person or Skype appointments.



Phone 843.953.8014