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Jessie Ball duPont Library

Library Services for Alumni

A guide to electronic resources available to alumni.

duPont Library is pleased to offer free access to several journal databases for our alumni!

Alumni are also eligible for library cards ($10 fee). 
(Eligible alumni are individuals who earned a degree from the University of the South.)

JSTOR for Alumni

JSTOR contains over 1000 academic journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Also includes over a million images, letters, and other primary sources. Most journals are covered from their first issue up to 3-5 years from the current year, and include previous titles.

First, go to the login screen.

Next, there are two ways to login to JSTOR:

  1. If you have an active library account, enter your first and last names as the the user name, and your barcode number in the designated spaces.
     
  2. If you do not have an active library account, or are unsure if you do, email us at research@sewanee.edu or call us at 931-598-3333 to obtain a username and barcode for JSTOR.

Project Muse Journals for Alumni

Project MUSE contains full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, mostly in the humanities and social sciences.

First, go to the login screen.

Next, there are two ways to login to Project Muse:

  1. If you have an active library account, enter your first and last names as the the user name, and your barcode number in the designated spaces.
     
  2. If you do not have an active library account, or are unsure if you do, email us at research@sewanee.edu or call us at 931-598-3333 to obtain a username and barcode.

Note: We subscribe to the "Standard Collection" which is not all of the journals on this site. You may want to limit your search to "Only content I have full access to."

SAGE Premier Journals for Alumni

A collection of over 700 journals published by Sage, covering topics in the humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. More than 298 are published on behalf of learned societies and institutions.

1. Contact the Library to get a token URL for account activation. Email us at  research@sewanee.edu

2. Register a personal account with Sage Journals at https://journals.sagepub.com/action/registration
You will need to register with a valid e-mail address.

3. Once you are logged in, click on the token URL that we sent you. 

This is a onetime activation process per person, and going forward you will just use your e-mail address and password to sign in. The library will not have any visibility of your password or personal details.

ATLA Serials Religion Collection for Theology Alumni

This is a collection of full text articles and book reviews from more than 100 journals selected by leading religion scholars in the United States. This database is produced by the American Theological Library Association.

1. Contact Romulus D. Stefanut at rdstefan@sewanee.edu to get a login.

2. Go to the login screen.