The Library has many resources and services that you can access remotely, from ebooks and databases to our online chat service, askON.

Librarian Consultations: Online and Email

Your Subject Specialist Librarian is available to help you with finding reliable information for assignments, research, and citation guides and tools:


Get research help from anywhere! Use the “Click to chat” button at the bottom of our website to start chatting, or text 289.460.2275 (find hours here). We can help you:

    • Find resources on a topic
    • Locate a specific book or article
    • Use citation guides

Online resources

When you are off campus, select an online resource and sign in with your Student/Staff ID and Network password when prompted. 

Connecting to Library E-Resources

To create permalinks and connect to the Library’s online resources, use the following proxy prefix before the URL for an online article or other electronic resource:

Follow these steps to create stable links to Library e-resources from off campus:

  1. Add the proxy prefix to the beginning of the URL:
  2. Delete any dashes or hyphens from the resource’s base URL and replace with dots, following normal URL conventions:
  3. Remove proxy information from the middle of the resource URL, if present:

If you have difficulty or need assistance, please contact for support.

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