Q. I'm an alumni, so can I get access to PU databases and other library resources?
Because of licensing restrictions, Purdue University Libraries cannot give alumni access to subscription electronic resources, such as databases and e-books. Some library links such as e-Pubs: < http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/ >are open-access, meaning they are free and therefore do not require a Purdue career account. Of course, if you plan to visit the PU campus at any time you can come to a library that has visitor computers and access most of the databases this way. Some library locations have public access computers. These do not require a Purdue ID to logon. The kiosk in each library allows visitors the ability to access a free pass for logon. Please ask any library desk for more assistance if needed. You can also obtain a borrower's card if you want to check out materials. Finally, if you're still in Indiana, you may want to check out INSPIRE, which is a virtual library available to all Indiana residents. Some databases and e-journal/magazine content are provided there as well.