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United States Military Academy Library

How Do I?: Off-campus Access

Cadets, Staff & Faculty

USMA-issued laptops will have a VPN software client installed. When you are using the library website from a laptop connected through VPN, you will be able to access all resources as if you were physically at West Point.

Library Account logins

Library Accounts

  • You do not need to sign in to use this system. 
  • users will be authenticated through your O365 credentials, allowing single sign-on for your library account instead of needing a separate account. 
  • What does the account give you? View current items checked out, requests, renewals, personalize search results, create RSS feeds, create email alerts, save records and save search queries.


Help for searching and setting up personalization for your user account:


Citation Trails: Use this feature to find related articles. You can find sources cited in the item you are looking at, or sources that cite it. For more information:

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