Off-Campus Access to Library Resources

Remote Access FAQ

Where do I get a library password?

  • You can create a library password at the My Library Account page. Instructions are below the form.

Where do I go if I forget my library password?

Why do I need a library password?

Library password (along with your 14 digit barcode number from your campus ID card)  are used to verify eligibility for library services, such as:

  • Accessing articles and full-text databases (Academic Search, Lexis/Nexis, etc.) from off-campus computers. (Current SSU students, faculty and staff only)
  • Renewing non-reserve items online (one time only)
  • Placing holds on items not currently available.
  • Viewing your Library Account to see what you currently have checked out and when it's due back.
  • Seeing if you have any unpaid fines.
  • Borrowing items through LINK+.

What if I need additional help?

  • If you need additional assistance, call the Circulation Desk, (707) 664-2375
Off-Campus Access to Library Resources
Resources ID barcode number &
library password
Not Required Required
Library Catalog search X  
My Library Account
  • Renew online
  • Holds/LINK+ request statuses
  • Check fines
LINK+ requests   X
Articles & Databases   X
eBooks   X
Research Databases   X
Research Guides X