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Mango Languages now available to Regent alumni

Some Hindi to go with your mango lassi?
One of the Library’s most popular online resources is Mango Languages. During 2012, Regent students, staff, and faculty logged a total of 988 learning sessions with Mango’s 49 foreign language and 15 ESL courses.

Now the Library’s Mango subscription is available to alumni! If you are a graduate of Regent University, you have access to this terrific resource. So whether you need some conversational Swahili for a trip to East Africa or simply want to hear what the Bible sounds like in Hebrew or Greek, Mango has a course for you.

To begin using Mango or any of our other alumni databases, see our Services for Alumni page and complete the Alumni Registration Form.

Feedback Express: Library databases for alumni

Written by Leanne Strum, Ph.D., Head of Technical Services & Systems

The Library regularly receives inquiries about the services we offer to Regent alumni. The 2011 Customer Satisfaction Survey included several questions and comments about alumni access, including the following:

  • “I am concerned that the library databases will not be available to me once I graduate. I think that the alumni should retain access.”
  • “I would like to be notified if we can use [databases] as alumni. I will need the use of information of this caliber in my ministry.”

Regent alumni have off-campus access to four research databases:

To access these databases, alumni must first submit an Alumni Registration Form online or at the Circulation Desk. Processing may take up to five (5) business days for verification and approval.

Other Electronic Resources

Due to vendor licensing restrictions, remote access to the Library’s other database is limited to current students, staff, and faculty of Regent University. This is a non-negotiable part of the contracts we sign, and there are no fee-for-access options for persons not affiliated with the University. However, we do offer access to all University Library databases to all users, including alumni and visitors, while in the Library. We have structured our contracts to make this possible.

For more information on resources and privileges available to alumni, please see our Services for Alumni page.

 

Library Services for Alumni

The Library congratulates all students who will be receiving degrees at the 2010 Commencement and invites all graduates of the University to take advantage of our privileges for alumni.

Local alumni may borrow up to five books for three weeks and two AV items for two weeks. One renewal is allowed for all items.

All alumni also have free access to four research databases:

To receive a Library Alumni Card for borrowing materials and to register for databases, simply complete the Alumni Registration Form.

Alumni are reminded that many public libraries have outstanding book and database collections. To find a public library in your area, see the worldwide library directory at Libweb.