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Off Campus Access to Databases

When using library resources off campus, the system prompts for your Ohio Northern University username and password

  • When prompted for your username, type your ONU username.
  • Your password is the same password you use to sign into your ONU email.

Please contact reference@onu.edu with any questions.

Creating an EBSCO Account

As part of our EBSCO databases, users can create an account to save searches. In order to utilize this feature, you'll first need an EBSCO account. The instructions below will guide you through the process of creating an account:

  1. From the EBSCO database of your choice, select the Sign In button in the top blue bar of the page

    The button is located towards the top right
     
  2. Next, on the Sign In page, select the link labeled Create one now towards the bottom of the page to create an account. The linked page should look like the one below:

    The linked page should have fields where you can enter your information
     
  3. Fill out the required information. It is not required to use your ONU email address, but it is recommended
  4. Press the Continue button once you've successfully entered your information. If you cannot select the button, double check that you've entered your information correctly and that you've agreed to the EBSCO Data Retention Policy by check marking the box next to it.
  5. Once you've finished entering your information, you'll be brought to the page below. From here, you can follow the link to sign into your EBSCO account.

Finding ONU Resources in Google Scholar

On campus, you are automatically linked to the Libraries' resources.  However, off campus you need to adjust your settings as shown below: 

  1. Sign in to Google Scholar with your ONU email username and password. (Your email address will appear in the top right-hand corner if you are already signed in)
  2. Click on Settings at the top of the page.  
  3. Click on Library links in the left-hand column.  
  4. Type in Heterick Memorial Library and click on Save.  

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