Make sure that you have an account in Tutt Library's circulation system. This is what the authentication system uses to ensure that off-campus database users are members of the college.
Bring your current Gold Card to the Circulation desk at Tutt.
Ask the staff to check your account to ensure that the Tiger number in the database matches the number on your card.
Do you know of any libraries or museums where you are going? Talk with them to learn if you can access their research materials. Your liaison librarian may be able to help with this as well. See more about this on the "Doing Research from Off Campus" tab.
Museum of Food, Lima Peru
Your off-campus classroom environment can enable or prevent a connection to Tutt Library's online resources. What you will need:
A reliable, stable internet connection. Wireless could be less reliable than cabled connections.
Enough bandwidth for all students to use the internet at once
No firewall around the local internet connection.
Start by using the advanced search the Tutt Library Catalog: Search Tiger
Type in the title, author, or subject of interest.
Make locating e-books easier by using the limit by location. Scroll to the bottom of the drop down menu and choose "WWW - E-BOOKS.
When you have selected a book, click on the title to see the full record.
Click on View Electronic Book
You may see a login screen or a screen asking you to select your college. For EBL, you have to select Colorado College. Then you login with the account settings you established before you left campus.
Online Research Resources
Tutt librarians have created many guides to aid in research. This is one of them! Try the main research guides page. Faculty, please feel free to ask your liaison librarian to create a guide specific to your course.
Subject Guides will suggest discipline specific reference sources. Otherwise here is a sampling of our general reference encyclopedias,
Includes hundreds of specialized reference books on a variety of subjects. The contents are all available full text. Covers a wide variety of subject areas in the humanities, social sciences and sciences.
Oxford Reference Online brings together language and subject reference works into a single cross-searchable resource. Includes over 175 fully-indexed, cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press, including titles in the world-renowned Oxford Companions Series.
American Song is an aural history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past. The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more. Currently it includes 4,058 albums, equaling 68,981 tracks; more tracks will be added regularly.
Coverage: Recordings from 1910-current. Growing collection of over 60,000+ tracks, with multiple versions of many major works. Functionality includes playlists and mobile listening. Part of Music Online.
Contemporary World Music delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more. Currently including 2,148 albums, equaling 29,521 tracks, it is growing regularly.
Provides streamed audio recordings of over 1,500 CDs (9,800 compositions). Basic collection includes the diverse catalogue of American music recordings by New World Records-- from folk to opera, Native American to jazz, 19th century classical to early rock, musical theater, contemporary, electronic and beyond. Includes liner notes and essays. Currently available via on-campus access only.
Coverage: pre-1990 to current. Films on Demand subscription to the following categories: Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Economics, Science & Mathematics, and Health & Medicine. Hundreds of documentaries and educational films viewable as a whole or by segment. Register for an account to build playlists and set preferences. If you have trouble viewing from off campus, please contact the Reference Desk at x6662.
Coverage: 1900 - current. Citation-based searching in all disciplines. Includes Science Citation Index (1900-present), Social Sciences Citation Index (1900-present), and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-present).