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FLEET LIBRARY | Research Guides

Rhode Island School of Design

Faculty Guide to Library Resources

An outline of library's services and resources for faculty: course reserves, off campus access to databases, e-journals, interlibrary loan, instruction, research assistance, and more

Access to the Library

Brown University Libraries and RISD's Fleet Library have resumed our reciprocal relationship. Vaccinated RISD students, staff and faculty will be allowed to visit Brown's libraries and access their on-site visitor computers. Instructions for access can be found here

Who can visit Fleet Library in Fall 2021?

What else do I need to know?

  • Like the rest of RISD campus, we are requiring masks.
  • An appointment is recommended for use of library scanners
  • Printing is no longer available at Fleet Library. See the ITS website for printing locations on campus.
  • Reservations for library classrooms can be requested through 25Live.
  • Comprehensive information for faculty can be found here

Other questions? Email us at risdlib@risd.edu.

Log In for Online Access

Your library account enables off-campus access to library databases as well as tools for managing your checked-out items. The VPN provided by IT Services also enables library database access - we recommend it to anyone who uses them frequently!

Get started: Visit the library homepage and click "My Account" in the top right corner. Follow the instructions on the screen.

my account Your Library Account login is your RISD email login.

  • RISD Username: your RISD username (without @risd.edu)
  • Password: your RISD email password

Still having issues? Reach out to us: researchhelp@risd.edu