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Using USearch: Logging In

This guide contains information about how to use USearch and its many research tools. USearch is much more than just an online library catalog. Learn more about the power of this discovery system with this guide.

How to Log In

1. From the USearch page, click on "Sign in" in the upper right corner. This will take you to the NetID login page.

Alternatively, you can click on the My Account link below the USearch search box on our homepage.

2. From the NetID login page, click “Northwestern Users” if you are a current student, staff, or faculty of Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary or Bexley Seabury Seminary. If you are a community, family, or alumni patron, click “Registered Borrowers” and use the email for your library account. If you have not set up a password previously, select “Reset password” and follow the steps to activate your account.


3. Enter your NetID (e.g., abc1234) and password and click "Log In." For more information about your NetID, see this page.

4. Once you have successfully logged in to USearch, click on your name in the upper right corner.

5. Next, click "My Account" from the drop-down menu.

6. From My Account, you can view your loans, requests, fines, and more. You can also renew your materials. See the “Renewing Items” tab below for more information about this. Other tabs below detail more features of My Account.