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Off-Campus Access: Traveling with OWU Libraries

Conducting research from abroad? Taking your Sagan course out of the country? Or just wanting to get some work done from the comfort of your own home? Near or far, the OWU Libraries have your research and information needs covered.

Off-Campus Authentication

To access a database from off-campus...

1. Go to the Databases A-Z List

2. Any database with an "off-campus access" link beside the name can be searched off campus.

3. Click on the "off-campus access" link beside the name of the database you want to use.

4. When prompted enter your school, your name, and your library barcode found on your student ID.

5. If you have trouble you may need to contact the library to make sure your barcode number is current and up-to-date.

Stay Current with Journal Articles

With OWU Libraries full-text content and Off-Campus Authentication to OhioLINK resources, continuing your research while you are away is a breeze.

Search your favorite subject database from our selection or go more general with Academic Search Complete.

Can't Get a Copy of Your Article?

Use our Interlibrary Loan online request form to get copies of articles that aren't available either in print or electronically at OWU. In most cases, you will have your article within 24 hours. Specify in the request form that you are studying off-campus and don't have access to our print resources.

Interlibrary Loan Form

Put It On E-reserve

Remember, our e-Reserve service allows you to post copies of selected and copyright-approved articles for an entire semester for your students to access. Contact the Digital Initiatives Librarian to get your materials posted.