How do I get help with logging in to databases?
The Online Library databases are password-protected. You can log into all Online Library resources using your Portal username and password.
If you are on a course run by SOAS, you need to log into the Online Library using an Athens account. You can get an Athens account by completing this form:
Please include your 9-digit University of London student number.
Each database has a slightly different login procedure. There is a Login Guide for each database on the Library website:
You can find more information on Library passwords at:
If you need further assistance, please contact the Online Library team.