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To check to see if you or another ONID user should have access, see the Library Electronic Services Matrix below.
If you are an ONID user with a need for online library services, please fill out this form. Please provide a justification for access, such as continuing an OSU research project, finishing up incompletes, being a visiting scholar, or teaching an OSU course.
The Acquisitions Unit staff in the library will review your request and either grant or deny it. Additional questions: Library e-resources contact form
|Patron Type||Definition||Expected access||Troubleshooting|
|Enrolled Students||Students enrolled in current term||Library electronic resources; Interlibrary Loan||Refer to ONID troubleshooting|
||Library electronic resources; Interlibrary Loan||Refer to ONID troubleshooting|
Some Associate Groups have access to library electronic services
|Library electronic resources; Interlibrary Loan||Refer to ONID troubleshooting|
|Associates||Permanent employees of certain organizations and governmental agencies that are housed on OSU campuses and provide teaching, research or funding for OSU programs are eligible for an Associate ID card.||No access to library electronic services, unless requested and approved by the library.||Associates may request access|
|Sponsored ONID accounts||
||No access to library electronic services, unless requested and approved by library.||
First, the person must have a sponsored account.
Once they have a sponsored account, they must request library access
|Affiliate Faculty||Named by department||No access to library electronic services||See OSU HR guidance|
|Affiliates||Spouse or partner of OSU faculty, staff or student||No access to library electronic services|
|OSU Alumni||No access to library electronic services|
|OSU Foundation||No access to library electronic services|
|Retirees||No access to library electronic services|