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Access Off Campus

Off-Campus Access

Off-campus access to electronic resources (online journal articles, eBooks, research databases) and  all access to interlibrary loan service is limited to current ETSU students, faculty, faculty emeriti, and staff.  

Log in with your ETSU username and password for access. Your username is the part in front of in your email address.

In most cases, you will see this log in screen:

Tennessee Electronic Library (TEL) GALE requires you to click the Login via your home institution button to get the log in screen:

Some sites, like EBSCO, require you to choose OpenAthens Login,










then, in the Find your organization. search box start typing "east tenn" until you see the ETSU logo appear and click on it.








then click on the ETSU University Libraries logo to get the log in screen.

Once you are logged in, and as long as you maintain your browser session, you will not be prompted to log in again except

  • to request interlibrary loan or 
  • your browser session has been open for more than 6 hours.

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