If you do not know your username/password, please contact:
If you have forgotten your password, but know your email address, then you can reset it here :
When accessing Library resources, you should use the links from the:
When you click on a link off-campus (and for a limited number of resources when on-campus), you will see one of the screen options below, in both cases the username and password required are your Heriot-Watt username and password.
Where possible, we have set up access via the following route:
For resources where Option 1 is not possible, you wil have to do the following:
1) You will be asked to select ‘UK Access Management Federation’ or ‘UK Higher Education’ or 'Shibboleth log-in'. You may see the screen below, or you may skip this step and be aksed to select your institution:
2) When given the option, select ‘Heriot Watt University’ and you will see the screen below and should enter your HW un/pw.
Other off-campus routes
You can sometimes login to a resource directly from the provider by following the ‘Institution’ or ‘Shibboleth’ login (and then following Option 2 above), but this will differ slightly with each provider. Therefore, the easiest way to access is via the IS links.