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Military/Community Patrons: Public Patron Privileges

Public Patron Privileges



  • All residents of the Northern Virginia area are eligible for community patron cards. To receive a card bring in a valid government issued photo ID and piece of official correspondence (utility bill, lease, tax receipt) with your Northern Virginia address.



  • Community patrons may access full-text articles from NOVA databases only through the public access computers within each library. Ask library staff to direct you to the community computers in each library. Click here to view the databases available on NOVA campuses