Follow these step-by-step instructions to set or reset your library password.

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Just a few simple steps

  1. Go to the Ancilla WorldCat Local page: At top right corner, click on the “Sign in” link by the the little building (which is a login for your library account). Do not use the WorldCat sign in link!
  2. Under the “Sign In” button, there is a “Set/reset password” link.  Click this link.
  3. Type in your 14 digit library barcode number (your username), found on the front of your student ID. Click “Request new password” button.
  4. An email from will arrive in the inbox of the email account you gave to the library as your main email contact. If you do not have another email account, the library will use your Ancilla email account as your main email. If you can’t find it in your inbox, check your junk email. If it went to junk, please mark as a safe sender; this is our library system and it will notify you of items coming due, overdues, password changes, etc.
  5. Click on the link provided.
  6. Enter your barcode number again. Choose a password that fits their specifications. Click on “Change Password”.

Congratulations! You now have a username and password combination that will let you log in to your library account to see what you’ve got checked out, renew items, and login to the databases from off-campus!

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