Information for Alumni

Borrowing library materials

See Information for Visitors for how to obtain an alumni borrowing card.

Online library resources for alumni

Wesleyan alumni have access to a subset of online library resources. For access, log into WesPortal and click the Library icon.

Resource name
What it contains
How to access
More than 12 million academic journal articles, ebooks, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.
Start from WesPortal or this link to JSTOR.
Project Muse
Books and journals in the humanities and social sciences from over 200 distinguished university presses and scholarly societies.
Start from WesPortal or this link to Project Muse.
Sage Journals
More than 1,000 journals from a wide range of disciplines including the humanities, social sciences, science, technology, and medicine. Over 400 are published on behalf of learned societies and institutions.
Start from WesPortal or this link to Sage Journals.
Digitized books and journals from major library collections and other partners.
Start from WesPortal or this link to HathiTrust.
Convert documents from text or image-based files into accessible formats, such as searchable PDFs, audio, Braille, ebook, and more. The converted document will be delivered via email.
Start from WesPortal or this link to SensusAccess, then use your Wesleyan email address when using the SensusAccess service.
Mango Languages (provided by the Fisk Center for Global Studies)
Learn another language. Online instruction in over 70 languages.
Start from WesPortal or this link to Mango Languages, then create an account on the Mango Languages site.