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Principal E-Resources

For the principle Off-Campus, Continuing Studies, and Graduate programs, see these Subject Research Guides for relevant article databases and other e-resources:

Additional E-Resources

For additional article databases and other e-resources in many subject fields, see our Research Guides main page for:

 following a database name means off-campus access requires login authentication using your regular Whitworth username and password.

Other Resources for Off-Campus Students


Commuter Waiting For Transport [Cropped], Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 25 Oct 2011.

Electronic Books

To find electronic books, including encyclopedias, in the Whitworth Library catalog and on other sites, visit our Electronic Books Research Guide.

Options for Obtaining Print Books

1. Visit the Whitworth Library on campus and mine the wealth of our collections!  See Hours

  • Check the Catalog before you come.

2. Visit one of these partner libraries in the WIN library network and check out books through WINborrow, using your Whitworth I.D. card:

3.  Borrow books from your public library, or visit another academic or public library in your area.  For directories of libraries in the Spokane area, the Northwest, and nationwide, see our Other Libraries web page.  Most libraries are freely accessible to visitors and allow use of their materials on site.

Off-Campus But Need Help?

Consult a Librarian on campus for research help or assistance with your questions: 

email reference@whitworth.edu

or phone (509)777-4491

For reference service hours, see below

 Whitworth Library Web Page

Focused Searches of Free Web Resources

Not all information is online, and many scholarly sources on the web aren't free, therefore can't be Googled.  But Google Scholar can help you find many of the web's most substantial and reliable free resources:

Use these special Google search engines for news and images:

Many of our Subject Research Guides also list among their E-Resources selected free web sites of high quality.