14-digit Library Access Number (or barcode)
A Library Access
Number is composed of three parts:
The resulting 14-digit number is your Library Access Number.
- The standard 6-digit prefix 292240 found on all IWU library cards
- Your student or faculty ID number. Most new student ID numbers are
7 digits, but some older ID numbers can be only 5 or 6 numbers. Just add
leading zeros to make your ID 7 digits. (Type this number to the right of
the "292240", making one 13-digit number.)
- A single check digit, as generated by this software
If you attempt to use the databases, and you are not on an IWU campus, you
will be prompted for your name and Library Access Number to prove that you
are a member of the IWU academic community.
If you have difficulty, email email@example.com.
can look up your ID number and generate your library access number.
You will need to provide your name and cohort number (example: BSM123).
by Michael J. Damato