The Basics

Off campus access to library databases is available to current DelVal students, faculty, and staff. Enter your DelVal network/email credentials to access the databases.

If you are having issues with your account, please contact the Help Desk ( For other questions or concerns, contact the Library ( 215-489-2394).

How to set Google Scholar Preferences

  1. Go to
  2. Select “Settings” from the top menu.
  3. Select “Library Links” from the sidebar
  4. Search “Delaware Valley University”
  5. Select both "DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY - ProQuest FullText" and "Delaware Valley University - FullText @ DelVal"
  6. Save


How do I get help with logging in?
Contact the Help Desk ( or 215-489-4357).

Why am I seeing an error message "That log-in information was incorrect or has not been activated yet"?
There are several possibilities:
You have mistyped your password or DelVal network/email credentials.
You are not a current DelVal student or employee. The general public may gain access to electronic resources from a public computer on campus or by using their own computer on the campus network.

Why do I see "Cookies MUST be ENABLED" message?
Library resources must be able to set a cookie for them to function.
The cookie only stays active for the current browser session, and helps you get access to ALL Library sites.