Services for Alumni

Services for Alumni

Alumni are welcome to onsite access of the library and its physical and online collections. After 7 pm and on weekends you will need to ring the buzzer at the main entrance to be admitted. Call (402) 280-5109 if you have questions.

Borrowing Privileges

  • Alumni may check out print items, DVD's, CD-ROM's, cluster rooms, and VHS cassettes for free with an alumni library card. Apply for an alumni library card here.

Computer Privileges

  • Alumni may use the reference and LRC computers in the library. Ask a staff member to log you in. Once logged in you will be able to access all electronic resources from within the library.

Alumni Access to Refworks!

The university libraries have licensed these databases for the use of Creighton alumni. Use the links below and login with your alumni guest card number and name.

  • Project Muse is a leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community.  Since 1995 the MUSE journal collections have supported a wide array of research needs at academic, public, special, and school libraries worldwide. MUSE is the trusted source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating. UPCC Book Collections on Project MUSE, launched in January 2012, offer top quality book-length scholarship, fully integrated with MUSE's scholarly journal content.

Selected Free Online Resource Collections

Copy services

  • The circulation staff will send alumni a copy of items we own for $2 per article/chapter. The ILL staff will request interlibrary loan for articles we do not own, also for $2 per article/chapter. It may be cheaper to use a local public library or hospital library for interlibrary loan -- be sure to check.  Make a request from us here.

Reference services

  • The reference staff will provide mediated literature searches of any of the databases we normally search. There is no fee for this service. We will also answer simple reference questions via e-mail or over the phone. Ask a reference question.