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LRC Databases and E-Resources: Accessing Online Resources

New to Drake LRC?  Welcome!!!

Follow these steps to register your account and then gain access to ALL of our resources--both in print and online.

1. Register your account here

2.  You will enter your name, A#, University email, classification, and choose your own 4-digit PIN.

3.  The system will generate a temporary barcode for immediate access to library resources.  We will update the account within 24 hours to reflect your A# as your permanent login/barcode.  

4.  Access thousands of our resources from our library webpage here,,

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If there are any issues registering your account, i.e. error message or accessing any resources, please email or We will be happy to assist you.


Assignments & Research

Drake Memorial LRC has a number of tutorial guides that online students might find helpful.

Course Reserves

If your professor has placed items on reserve electronically for your course, you will find them here, in eReserves.

Office of Civil Rights Compliance

At Alabama A&M University's J.F. Drake Memorial Learning Resources Center, we recognize that ALL students, both on- and off-campus, require the same access to library resources.   We strive to provide excellence in print and electronic collections and services, both online and face-to-face. 

Please review Drake LRC's statement regarding the Office of Civil Rights Compliance for our users here.

Research Assistance

Off-campus users can *chat* with us by:

  • Chat with us, Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Sunday, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the Drake LRC web page, or
  • Email any of our Drake LRC Staff, here Departments, or
  • Call us, Contact Us.

Accessing & Using eContent

All AAMU faculty, staff, and students have access to thousands of ebooks and hundreds of millions of articles from scholarly journals, as well as trade journals, magazines, and newspapers. For more information about accessing these resources, please visit LRC Databases and eContent .

All AAMU faculty, staff, and students can also borrow materials from other libraries via Interlibrary Loan, or ILL.  Materials borrowed via ILL must be picked up on campus at Drake LRC, but some items like chapter excerpts or journal articles may be emailed tp you as PDF attachments. 

You must also know some basic information about the book or article you wish to borrow. Click here to get started, Interlibrary Loan.

Remote/Off-Campus Access

To access any eContent or eResources on- and off-campus, you must have a library account in order to access online databases off campus. 


Please create your account here or click on My Account at the top of the Drake LRC Homepage to register. 


If you have previously set-up your account, login using your A# and 4-digit PIN.  If you cannot remember your PIN, click on the "Forgot your PIN?" option in the Login/My Account menu near the top of the page in order to have it emailed to you (the email account on file with us).  Your PIN will be delivered within 5 minutes. 


Once your account is registered/created, click on the resource you wish to view.  You will be prompted to login.


Your Login Credentials

BARCODE: your University A#
PIN#: The last 4 digits of the phone number on file or the PIN created with your library account. *


*To change your PIN# or issues logging into electronic resources, email for assistance.

Need Help Logging In?

*If there are issues accessing EBSCO or any databases, please email for assistance.

Need to study?  Use a library space?

Reserve it HERE!

Reservations @ Drake LRC