Answered By: Caltech Research Librarians
Last Updated: Nov 30, 2023     Views: 159

A LibSearch account is available using your Access Caltech credentials.

When you go to LibSearch, you will see a yellow bar at the top of the screen that says Welcome, Guest. Sign in to your institution for full access to your library’s resources.

Screenshot shwoing welcome guest log-in screen in LibSearch.

OR you will see a Sign In link at the top of the screen

Screenshot showing how to sign in to LibSearch.

Click on Welcome Guest OR Sign In and you will be prompted to login with your Caltech access credentials.

Screenshot showing Caltech's access credentials log-in menu.

When you log in for the first time, you will be prompted to consent to EBSCO’s Data Retention and Usage. 

Screenshot showing Ebsco's personal data collection and usage screen.

If you don’t consent, you won’t be able to use enhanced LibSearch features. See our FAQ on privacy for details or our FAQ on declining consent for information about opting out and how to withdraw consent. 

Once you have logged in, you will return to LibSearch.

You are logged in if you see My Loans (#), Update My Account, and/or Switch Accounts at the top of the page.

Screenshot showing My Loans, Update My Account, and Switch Accounts under LibSearch's menu after signing in.

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