Answered By: Jackie Laick
Last Updated: Jan 06, 2022     Views: 78

Accessing the MLA Handbook Plus from Off Campus 

  • To access MLA Handbook Plus from off campus, click on the MLA Handbook Plus link in the Databases A-Z list or visit   

  • In the upper righthand corner, click “sign in”.  A sign in box will appear.  Select “Sign in via OpenAthens.”  (See image 1)  

  • You will be taken to another page.  Select “Washington & Jefferson College Clark Family Library” from the Institutions drop down menu. (See image 2)  

  • You will then be directed to the College’s Single Sign On page.  Type in your W&J email address and password.   

  • You will then be redirected back to the MLA Handbook Plus resource.  You will know you have authenticated when you see “Washington & Jefferson College Clark Family Library” in the upper righthand corner.  You can now click “Access the Handbook” to view the resource. (See image 3)