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Patron Handbook: Logging In

Policies and general information about using the library.

Logging In

There are two different logins required to access library resources and services. 

  • My Library Account (HIU ID number) - required to place holds and renew library books as well as create saved book lists through WMS*.
  • HIU network account (HIU email) - required to access research databases from off-campus, to log in to the library's WiFi, information Commons computers, and the PaperCut printing service.

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My Library Account

Username: Your HIU ID number
Password: you will create it


What is it for?

This is your WMS* library patron account. It is required to request Interlibrary Loans, place holds, renew items, and create personal book lists online. 

This is the same account that is used to check out books from the library. 

 

Watch this video to learn how to login for the first time:


*WMS = Worldshare Management Services - the library's integrated catalog and circulation system.

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HIU Network Account

EZproxy login screen

Username: your HIU email address
Password: your HIU email password


What is it for?

To use the subscription research databases you will need to log in through the library's proxy server using the same credentials you use to access the HIU network and your HIU email account.

WiFi Login

While inside the Darling Library in Fullerton you will be able to login to the HIU wireless network using your personal WiFi enabled devices. 

This is how.

  1. Turn on WiFi to connect to a network in your device settings.
  2. Choose HIU-WIRELESS to connect.
  3. Enter the wireless passcode. Ask Library staff or contact IT at (714) 879-3901, ext. 2607 for the code. (If you have logged in before, you may skip this step.)
  4. Sign in using your HIU network account username (email) and associated password.  See below.

HIU wifi log in page

 

What is it for?

This will enable you to use the wireless network to access the Internet with your personal devices while in the library.

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