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ART 103: Prof. Guest's Patronage Project: Creating Personal Accounts in Databases

Create an ARTstor Account

You do NOT need to create a personal account in order to use the ARTstor database. Creating an account will allow you to create image groups and export them into Powerpoint.

Creating a Films On Demand Account

Creating a user account is NOT necessary in order to use the Films On Demand database. Creating an account will allow you to access additional features to create and share custom playlists.

Go to the library's homepage, then select A-Z Resources from the left side of the page

Scroll down to "F" for Fims On Demand

Once you have opened the Films on Demand database, click on User Log in at the top of the screen

 Then select Create A User Account

Fill in the required information and then click on Create A User Account at the bottom of the screen.

Create an EBSCO Account

Personal Account

If provided by your library administrator, you can set up a personal account that you can use to save search results, persistent links to searches, saved searches, search alerts, journal alerts and web pages to your personal folder.

To set up a personal account:

  1. From the Sign In Screen, click the Create a new Account link.

    Creating a New Personal Account

  2. The Create a New Account Screen appears with Personal Account entered in the Account Type field. Fill in the fields on the Create a New Account Screen. When you have completed the fields, click Submit.

     Create Personal Account Screen

  3. If all the information was accepted, a message appears that provides your user name and password. Click OK. You will be automatically logged in as a personal user. You should note the user name and password you created so you can log in at a future session.

When you set up a personal account, we ask for your name, e-mail address, a unique login name, password, and password validation. EBSCO uses this information only to identify you at log in so your searches are not viewed or used by anyone else. We do not share this information. Click on our privacy policy for more information.

If you have forgotten your password, you can submit your user name to retrieve your password.

To reset your password:

  1. From the Sign In Screen, click I forgot my password. A screen appears.

  2. Enter your user name and click Continue. You are prompted to answer the question you entered as a password hint.

  3. Enter your new password twice.

  4. Click Continue. You are automatically logged in as a personal user based on your new password. You should note the new password so you can log in at a future session.

If you have forgotten your user name and password, you can submit information to retrieve your user name and password.

To retrieve your user name and password:

  1. From the Sign In Screen, click I forgot my user name and password. A screen appears.

  2. You are prompted to enter your first name, last name and e-mail address. Click Continue. The Reset your Password Screen appears with your user name displayed.

  3. You are prompted to answer the question you entered as a password hint, enter a new password twice.

  4. Click Continue. You are automatically logged in as a personal user based on your new password. You should note the new password so you can log in at a future session.

If desired, when you sign in to My EBSCOhost, you can retrieve Preferences settings that you selected and saved in a previous session.

To load Preferences from My EBSCOhost:

  1. From the Sign In Screen, enter your user name and password.

  2. Mark the Load Preferences from My EBSCOhost check box.

  3. Click the Login button. Any Preferences that you set during the session are replaced with your saved Preferences settings.