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Resources for eLearners

Bristol Community College Libraries Services for E-Learning Students requiring Remote Library Access:


Bristol Community College Libraries subscribe to numerous databases that provide newspaper and magazine articles and other research information. To access these resources from off campus, from the Library's homepage, Click on "Searching" and choose 'Articles/Databases"  and then choose A-Z Databases, Databases by Subject or Journal Title Look-up.  We have compiled a list of helpful links to get you started!

Log into any online database from home by using your Bristol Community College student ID number.   

The Bristol Community College Libraries have:

Contact Us:

Fall River: 508.678.2811 ext. 2108 or 1.800.462.0035 ext. 2108 

Attleboro: 774-357-3745

New Bedford: 774-357-4009

Taunton: 774-357-4001

Email: Please got to our Ask a Librarian page to complete the email form. Once you complete the form, you will receive a response in 24 hours or less!!

Remote Access for ScienceDirect

Follow these steps to request remote access for your account:

  1. Go to the ScienceDirect main page.
  2. Click 'Remote access’ in the footer of the page. The ‘Apply for remote access’ dialog displays.


remote access


  1. Enter your email address and click 'Continue’.
    • You may be requested to select your organisation if more than one account or organization is associated with your email address.
  2. If you are not registered in ScienceDirect, the registration page displays.
    Either register for an account with ScienceDirect and click ‘Register’ or click ‘Continue without registering’.
  3. You will receive an email with a remote access activation link. Click the link to activate your account.

After completing these steps:

  • You may be prompted to sign in.
  • You will have remote access for 180 days to your account.
  • Your access will automatically be extended each time you sign into your account.
  • You may need to repeat this process, if you do not sign in to ScienceDirect for a long time.


Bristol librarians are available to help you with your research. We provide guidance in locating information and using resources available through the library and on the internet. If you need research help, using the chat box is a fast and easy way to reach out to us!

If chat is unavailable, please use our Ask-A-Librarian page to submit a question or make an appointment with Book-A-Librarian.