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Off-Campus Access

Can I Access Library Resources from Off-Campus?

YES!  Electronic resources are available to PC students, faculty, and staff from both on and off-campus locations.  To access resources from off campus:

  • Select a database, ejournal, or ebook.
  • Log in with your Brightspace/printing username and password
  • Keep your browser open to connect to other electronic resources without logging in again
  • For problems, please see the troubleshooting tips below, email Abby Fuller at, or call (864) 833-7026 or (864) 833-7080

Troubleshooting Tips

  • Try accessing the database from a different link on the website.  You must, however, access the database through the Library website.
  • Shut down your browser (i.e. Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge, etc.) and try again using a different browser.
  • Sometimes files in your cache will prevent you from loading new pages.  Try clearing the cache on your computer.
    • Google Chrome:  History > Select Clear Browsing Data > In Obliterate the Following Items From, Select Beginning of Time > Check Everything Listed > Click the Clear Browsing Data button
    • Firefox: Tools > Select Options > Select Privacy tab > In History, Select Clear All Current History > Select Everything for the Time Range to Clear > Under Details, select all items on the list > Click the Clear Now button > Click OK
    • Safari: Edit > Select Empty Cache > Click on Empty > History > Select Clear History
  • Try again later - the subscription service may have a temporary problem
  • Make sure you are logging in with your Brightspace/Printing Username and Password
  • If there is a problem with your username and password, submit a help ticket at
  • Some of our databases require pop-up windows to function properly.  If you have a problem after connecting, try enabling pop-up windows on your computer