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Biographical Research: Databases

Biographical Databases

Logging In To Databases

To log in from off-campus, enter your Username and Password. 

Username: Your full CC email address, which should be your    firstname.lastname@my.columbiasc.edu.
Password: Unless you have changed it, your password should be Koala (with a capital "K"), plus the last 4 digits of your SSN. 

Example
Username: jane.doe@my.columbiasc.edu 
Password: Koala1234

Search Tips

Are you getting too many results? Use AND to narrow your search. This will return any results that contain both words or phrases.

Ex. South Carolina AND history

 

Not getting enough results? Try OR to broaden your search. This will return any results that have either word or phrase.

Ex. Climate Change OR global warming

 

Do you have a lot of results with non-relevant information? Try using NOT to eliminate certain words from your results.

Ex. Pets NOT cats