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Accessing Library Resources from off-campus

Off-Campus access to library resources is provided through the MSU Libraries Proxy Service.  Select the resource from the list of databases or from within the Library Catalog. Click on the resource (index, database, electronic book) that you wish to use and the “MSU - Library - Login ” box will appear. 

Enter your NetID (which can be found at in the NetID box.  Then enter your Password in the password box. Click the Login button.

If you have forgotten your NetID or need to change your password, click on the “Passwords, Information, and Help ” link.  If you wish to change your password, go to the following site ( and follow the instructions found there.

After entering your NetID and password, click on Login to begin searching the resource.

Below is a picture of the Login box.

Proxy Box

After you finish searching, simply close your browser.


Last Updated: 4/1/17
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April 1, 2017