Off-Campus Library Database Login

For off-campus access to Adams Library databases and eResources, the login process has changed. It is now your User ID (ex: jsmith or jsmith_1234) and password.

If you are still having problems logging into library databases, please contact Kieran Ayton ( for assistance.

Search HELIN Catalog:
Search HELIN Catalog By:
Keyword | Author | Title | Subject

Find Articles in Our Databases
(Off campus and dorm users will be asked to log in after you click "search")

Start with Academic Search:
View All Databases: A-Z List | By Subject

  Journal Title Lookup

NEW! Use this link to search for journals, magazines, and newspapers by their titles.


For Professor use last name, e.g "Smith, John"

For Course use abbreviation, e.g. "MUS 100"
           or full name, e.g. "Music Appreciation"
           or course name, e.g. "Zoology 201"
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Setup Google Scholar to Connect to Library Databases

Google Scholar

How to Setup Google Scholar
Go to: and click "Settings" and then click "Library Links" and search for "Rhode Island College". The Rhode Island College links appear as: FullText @ RIC Library. Check this box and click Save. For help see our Google Scholar LibGuide.