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Extended Learning Student Resources

This guide is intended to provide information to students enrolled in extended learning courses.


As a student enrolled in the Extended Learning program at Widener University you have access to all Wolfgram Library collections including print books, eBooks, academic journals, databases, and more. The Wolfgram Library also offers reference assistant services both in person and online.

Use the tabs to navigate the different library resources and to find more information about how to access the library resources.

Off-Campus Access

When attempting to access the majority of library resources from off campus, you will be required to enter the barcode from the back of your Widener ID Card.

Sample Widener ID Card:

sample Widener ID Card

If you do not have a Widener ID please make arrangements with the Campus1Card office 610-499-4161 to obtain one.

Your Widener ID will allow you access to the Library, borrow books from the collection, request items using the ILLiad | Interlibrary Loan system, and access the library resources from off-campus.

Research Services for Off Campus Students

Reference assistance is provided by all Wolfgram reference librarians. This includes finding specific facts, assisting in a search strategy, and helping guide you in your research. For this service use one of the following methods:

  • Online Chat: Get research assistance from your librarians at the point of need. For your convenience we have embedded our chat functionality throughout the majority of library provided resources.
  • Text (SMS): Text us 610-624-5423
  • Phone: (610) 499-4073
  • eMail:
  • Self Guided Instruction: The Wolfram Librarians have created an extensive collection of online tutorials and guides to help you in your research. Use these guides to learn about the research process, navigating resources, managing citations, and much more. Access the complete list of library tutorial guides here.

IT Support

The Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) provides 24/7/365 support for students, faculty and staff by calling 610-499-1047.