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Accessing MU Library Journals

To access electronic journals through MU Libraries, follow these steps:

  • Go to the Library homepage located at
  • Select Journals at the search bar and search for the pertinent journal by typing the journal's name (ie, The Chronicle of Higher Education) in the Search the Library's Journals, Newspapers and Magazines search box.  In the case of The Chronicle of Higher Education, then select the link labeled 09/11/2015 to Present in Chronicle of Higher Education
  • You will be directed to the Marshall University login page.  Enter your MUNet username (typically your email address) and password in the appropriate boxes.

Charleston Gazette-Mail Newspaper

The Charleston Gazette-Mail is the only daily morning newspaper in Charleston, West Virginia. It is the product of a July 2015 merger between the Charleston Gazette and the Charleston Daily Mail.  The issue date - first publication - was in 1873.  Click on the link below and complete the information on the MU Net login page.

Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is a major news service for United States academic affairs, and has been a finalist and winner of many journalism awards.

Log in with your MUID and then sign in on the upper right Sign In link.  If you do not have a login, select the Sign Up link which appears on the subsequent page.  Enter your first name, last name, Marshall University email address, and a password in the appropriate boxes.  Your MU email address and the password that you enter will become your login information in the future.

e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia

The West Virginia Encyclopedia is the comprehensive reference resource for the Mountain State of West Virginia. Based on the best-selling West Virginia Encyclopedia, e-WV offers thousands of articles on West Virginia’s people and places, history, arts, science and culture. e-WV is a project of the West Virginia Humanities Council.

Herald-Dispatch Newspaper

The Herald-Dispatch is a daily newspaper that serves Huntington, West Virginia, and neighboring communities in southern Ohio and eastern Kentucky. It is currently owned by HD Media Co. LLC.  The paper was founded in 1909.  Click on the link below and complete the information on the MU Net login page.

Nexis Uni

Nexis Uni™ replaces the former LexisNexis Academic database which is being retired by Lexis-Nexis. Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis®—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative work space with shared folders and annotated documents.

Login on the following link using your MU Net information.

Wall Street Journal

MU Libraries has partnered with the Wall Street Journal to provide school-sponsored memberships to all students, faculty and staff. Members have full digital access to and more. To access WSJ+, users must first register with a Marshall email address.

Students, faculty, and staff may sign up for a free account using the following URL: - You will be directed to MU's single sign on page, where you will sign in using your MUNet username and password.

After sign-in, you will be directed to to create your account. You will be responsible for completing the following fields:
• Account Type: Professor, Staff or Student
• First & Last Name
• Email Address
• Password
• Graduation Month & Year (Students Only).
***Please note that your email address and password will become your login credentials when accessing content directly on or using the WSJ app.


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