To access your Library Account, click the My Library Account link on the library homepage and sign in in the top right corner.
From My Library Account, you can:
The search box on the library homepage is Omni, our library search tool. It's a one-stop access point to Western & Affiliated University College Libraries collections including print books, e-books, articles, and more.
This is a great place to search for books and articles on a topic. It is also where you go to request a book or the digitization of an article or portion of a book.
Search Tip: Always Sign In. Signing in gives you more complete results, the ability to request items, and the best access to available online resources. The yellow bar across the results screen is a reminder to sign in.
Learn more in our guide to searching Omni.
Your Library Card is the same as your Western ONECard or staff card. To activate your new card, please bring it to the service desk at any library location. Library staff will add your barcode to our system and you can begin borrowing items.
Your Western ID and password is used as a central authentication source, granting you access to a wide variety of resources from off-campus. This identity is assigned to you upon joining Western. Please visit Western Identity Manager to activate your Western Identity or to reset your password.
Note: Your Ivey User ID and password will not work for accessing library resources.