Digital Library Resoruces

How to Log In On Campus:

Your electronic device (laptop, tablet or phone) should be connected to AC-Kuwait’s student wireless network. Once connected, students and faculty should be able to access all resources listed below without having to authenticate.

How to Log In Off Campus:

Each student is assigned a Library Login Account ID and a temporary pin.

Step 1: Click on one the database link below

Step 2: You will be asked to enter the following credentials:

  • Login – your Library Account ID
  • PIN – The last 4 digits of your Library Login Account ID

Step 3: Once successfully logged in, you will be able to access the rest of the resources without having to enter your login information again.

* Please note that AC-Kuwait faculty and students will only have access to the resources listed on this page.

Library Database Description
Academic Search Complete This resource provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspaper articles, as well as to some books and conference proceedings. It covers most subject areas.
Britannica Online This resource is a complete, searchable version of the Encyclopedia Britannica, as well as Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus. It includes biographies, timelines, images, videos, a world atlas, country snapshots and statistics.
Business Source Complete This resource provides access to scholarly business journals and magazines. It also includes country overviews, market research reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, industry reports and videos from the Harvard Faculty Seminar Series.

Click here for a basic tutorial or an advanced tutorial on using this resource.

College Complete (ebooks) This resource provides access to ebooks. It covers most subject areas offered by the College including career development, medicine, human resource management and accounting.
EBSCO eBook Collection and eBook Academic Collection These collections contain educational ebooks on a wide variety of subjects, as well as a small collection for leisure reading. You can download up to 10 ebooks at one time. After 14 days, the ebooks will be automatically returned. You can print, or save as a PDF (which doesn’t expire), one chapter of an ebook.

Click here for information, about downloading ebooks from the EBSCO.

Film on Demand This resource provides access to online video clips on a wide variety of subject areas including art and architecture, environmental science, health and social sciences, technology and trades. Content is copyright cleared for classroom use at Algonquin College.
MAS Ultra – School Edition This resource provides access to magazines, reference books, biographies and images on a wide variety of subjects. It is aimed primarily at the high school level, and many articles provide a reading level indicator.
MasterFILE Elite This resource provides access to popular and general interest magazines. It also includes some reference books and images.
Proquest Career and Technical Education This resource provides access to scholarly and trade journal articles from many subject areas, including construction, technology, business, public safety and health.
Safari This resource provides online access to books from technology and business publishers such as O’Reilly Media, Microsoft Press, Cisco Press and many more. Books cannot be downloaded for reading offline.
This digital resource is limited to 7 simultaneous users. Please contact if you experience slow use or frequent turn-away.
Vocational Studies Premier This resource provides access to scholarly and trade journals, magazines and books on a wide range of topics, including alcohol/drug abuse counselling, biotechnology, computer/data processing, CAD, cosmetology, electrical technology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, interior design, law enforcement, criminal justice, paralegal studies, robotics, travel/tourism and veterinary assisting.