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Education Cohort University of Saint Joseph   Tags: cohort, education, graduate_education  

Introduces University of Saint Joseph Education cohort students, faculty and staff to our resources and explains how to access them effectively.
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Welcome to the Pope Pius XII Library's Off-Site and  Distance Education Guide. Here you will find help with research, requesting materials from the library, and accessing the databases.  A Librarian will be happy to help you and/or point you in the right direction if you can't locate what you want or need. Contact

To find what you are looking for, browse the gold tabs above.

Helpful Links

Pope Pius XII Library

  • Home Page
    Learn about library services available to on-campus, distance and off-site learners
  • Catalog
    Find books on your topic at the Pope Pius XII Library
  • Databases
    Access articles in scholarly journals on various topics
  • Journal Finder
    Find out if the Library owns or has online, full-text access to a particular journal
  • Electronic Reserves
    Access instructor-assigned course materials
  • MyUSJ
    USJ community access to specific resources

Distance and Off-Site Education Checklist

The Pope Pius XII Library provides students enrolled in distance and off-site University of Saint Joseph learning programs with services and resources to support course and degree requirements.


  • Distance students who are soley enrolled at University of Saint Joseph through the Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium (CDLC) and off-site students are able to access the Databases with their valid University of Saint Joseph e-mail accounts.


The following services are provided to students enrolled in courses taught distant from campus and to faculty members teaching those classes:

  • Access to Pope Pius XII Library Databases

  • Access to publishers' websites that provide electronic full-text articles

  • Reference Assistance

  • Electronic Reserves

Important Uses for Your Student E-mail Account

Provides access to electronic reserves.

Provides access to electronic full-text journal articles in our research databases and/or publishers' websites.

Used for requesting assistance from library staff in Reference and Interlibrary Loan.

Used for receiving University of Saint Joseph communications.


    Librarian Profile

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    Antoinette Collins
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    Pope Pius XII Library
    University of Saint Joseph
    1678 Asylum Avenue
    West Hartford, CT 06117
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