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601 West Lombard Street
Baltimore MD 21201-1512

Reference: 410-706-7996
Circulation: 410-706-7928

Library Services for Distance Students

This guide is intended to help students taking online courses at UMB to use services and access resources at the Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) from a distance.

Connecting from Off-Campus

1. How do I get to the Library's e-resources from off-campus?

Most HS/HSL resources can be accessed off-campus using your myUM ID and password. To set up a myUM ID account, go to:  Choose "New User/Set Up Account."

2. What if I'm having problems signing in?

If you are unable to sign up for a myUM ID, please contact the IT Help Desk at 410 706-4357 or  For other questions, contact the HS/HSL Circulation Desk (410-706-7995) or email Everly Brown at

3. Who has access?

Only UM faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students (except those in the School of Law*) are able to access e-resources from off-campus.

E-resources include: online journals, e-books, databases and e-reserves.