Maximum Number of Simultaneous Users

A few databases restrict the number of simultaneous users. You may get a "maximum users reached" message. Try accessing the database at a later time.

Databases affected

  • Ebsco eBooks (individual titles available to one user at a time only)
  • Encyclopedia of Social Work (1)
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook (4)
  • Oxford Music Online (1)
  • Social Work Abstracts (4)
  • Sports Discus (4)
  • Value Line (3)

BVU Students, Faculty & Staff

You may login to any of the library's resources from either on or off campus with your BVU username and password. All members of the BVU community are assigned a unique username. This is also the prefix to your email address. If your email address is, then your username is beavbuf.

If you are unsure what your username is or you have forgotten your password, please contact the BVU Computer Center Help Desk by email or call 712.749.2349, 800.248.4462 (toll free).

Login Instructions

Every time you access the Tipasa interlibrary loan service or your library account, you will be asked to log in. If you are off-campus, you will also be asked to log in before you can use the library's databases or other electronic resources.

ICCC Students and Community Guests

You may access your Tipasa interlibrary loan service and BVU catalog accounts. Remote access to databases and ejournals is limited to current BVU students, faculty and staff.

Tipasa (Interlibrary loan)

Username: your first and last name together, i.e. fredjones.
Password: whatever your created.

BVU Catalog

Username: Your last name.
Password: Last 4 significant digits of your library barcode.
Example: If your library barcode is 2514800125089 1, then your password is 5089.

If you forgot your password or need further assistance, contact the library by email or phone 712.749.2203, 877.288.2240.

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