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Off-Campus Access - Library

Off-Campus Access


Notice: OSU-Tulsa Students, Faculty, and Staff

You no longer need to login remotely from here!

Return to Library Home and go directly to:

  • One Search
  • Databases by Subject
  • Databases A - Z
  • Journals A - Z
  • eBooks and eReference Books, Etc.

You will be prompted for your O-Key Login the first time you select a database. Once you have logged in, you will have access to most all OSU-Tulsa Library databases. (A few databases still must be accessed on campus with a password provided by the Reference Desk. See the Databases A-Z List for these databases.)


General Off-Campus Access Information
for OSU-Tulsa

How do I login when not on the Tulsa campus?

First you will need to have activated your O-Key Account by establishing your O-Key email address and password.

Why do I need to do this?

To be able to access remotely OSU-Tulsa Library's journals and databases. Note: Only students enrolled in OSU-Tulsa courses — designated by section numbers beginning with the number 8 or 58 — have authorized access to the OSU-Tulsa print and electronic resources. See below for more information.

Additional Access Information

Students can determine if course section numbers are Stillwater or Tulsa by going to the Student Information System (http://prodosu.okstate.edu/) Follow instructions below.

Type in your O-Key username and password. Your courses are listed giving the course section numbers. The Online Directory (https://app.it.okstate.edu/directory/) will give you your proper OK State E-mail address which is your O-Key username.

Students taking only OSU-Tulsa courses (Course Sections that begin with an 8 or 58) have access to the OSU-Tulsa print and electronic resources at Tulsa or off campus, using the Tulsa EZproxy Server and your O-Key username and password.

Students taking only OSU-Stillwater courses (Course Sections that begin anything but an 8) have access to OSU-Stillwater electronic journals and databases at Stillwater or off campus, using the Stillwater EZproxy Server and your O-Key username and password.

Students taking courses on both Campuses (Tulsa and Stillwater) have access to both the OSU-Tulsa and OSU-Stillwater electronic journals and databases on and off campus.

How do I get my O-Key email address and password?

Click on O-Key Account to activate your account!

Under New Users . . . click on the graphic O-Key Account Activation, and then provide the required information.

You will be prompted to create your O-Key email address and password.

I have activated my O-Key Account but can't remember my password.

Click on O-Key Account.

Then directly underneath the Login and Clear buttons, click on Forgot Your Password?

I have activated my O-Key Account but now it is asking for a token.

You can have it emailed to yourself. You set it up in your O-Key profile.

You can text it to your phone. You set it up in your O-Key profile.

You continue to have problems . . . contact the OSU-Stillwater IT Help Desk at http://help.okstate.edu

I have activated my O-Key Account but can't remember my email address.

Click on Off-Campus Access and try typing yourfirstname.yourlastname@okstate.edu and then your password.

If this does not work, you willl need to call:

Student Computer HelpDesk (918) 594-8043

Hours

Once I have activated my O-Key Account what do I need to do?

You need to just go to the database/journal article you want, and then you will be prompted for your O-Key name and password. If you experience any problems, contact tulsa.libraryreference@okstate.edu State the problem. Include the name of the database/journal you were seeking and what happened or what kind of error you received. Some problems can be solved easily while others may not. Vendors of the information may need to be contacted. If you want us to contact you when the issue has been resolved, let us know.

1. Be sure you are using Internet Explorer version 5.5 or higher (service pack 2)

2. Make sure the "cipher strength" of your Internet Explorer is 128 bit. To check this, open IE, click Help, About IE; a window will pop up, giving you Cipher Strength. A link to update information is also provided.

*** Currently, our Proxy Service uses port # 2048 ***

Some Internet Service Providers (ISP's) block port numbers this high. Please contact your provider for details about blocked port numbers.

Last updated: 2/27/13. Email the Library Webmaster
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