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libraries' catalog, databases, electronic books (e-books), electronic
journals (e-journals), and electronic reserves (e-reserves)
are available online. However, usernames and passwords are needed
to access some of these resources.
The following sections explain
NETWORK USERNAME & PASSWORD ACCESS:
Databases, E-books, and some E-journals
site license guidelines, only current Tarleton students, faculty,
and staff can access some of the libraries' resources from off-campus
sites. Access requires a valid Tarleton network username and password;
therefore, you should keep your network username and password current.
Information about claiming and changing usernames and passwords is
supplied in later sections of this unit.
Below are short descriptions of library resources that require a Tarleton
network username and password for access.
Catalog Links to E-books & E-journals: Accessing e-books
and e-journals using links in the libraries' catalog requires your
Tarleton network username and password, which are the same ones used
to access The Gateway@tarleton.edu.
Databases & E-journals: Accessing the libraries' subscription
databases and e-journals requires your Tarleton network username and
Databases" page lists the libraries' databases
and acts as the primary access point to the databases.
alphabetically lists journals that are available to Tarleton
patrons through databases. This page is
accessible from links on the "Online Databases"
and "Research by Topic" pages.
USERNAME & PASSWORD ACCESS:
copyright laws and guidelines, materials put in the e-reserves collection
must follow a specific set of access rules.
E-reserves: Class materials placed in the electronic reserves
collection for a class can only be accessed by students currently
enrolled in that class. Also, these students must use passwords and
usernames, which are assigned by their instructor. More information
about e-reserves is available on the Course
Library Catalog Item Records & some E-journals
No usernames or passwords are needed to access item records in Tarleton
libraries' online catalog, which lists holdings for all Tarleton
libraries (Stephenville, Killeen, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, etc.).
However, access to most subscription e-journals through
links in item records requires using your Tarleton network username
The Central Texas College (CTC) Oveta Culp Hobby Memorial Library
Catalog, which lists holdings at CTC and the Tarleton library in Killeen,
is also freely accessible online. The CTC library catalog does not
list the items held at the Tarleton library in Stephenville. Also,
you can not obtain remote access to CTC library's e-books and e-journals
using your Tarleton network username and password.
E-journals: Your Tarleton network username and password are
not needed to access some online journals that are not in the libraries'
databases, but are available through other online sources. However,
many of these journals require registration and/or personal subscriptions
to gain access to full text articles.
Library Orientation Site Index
2: Overview & Goals
Network Usernames & Passwords