State University Libraries
USERNAMES & PASSWORDS
library patrons who want off-campus access to the libraries'
databases, e-books, and e-journals must
their Tarleton network usernames and passwords, as well
which type of connection to use (EZproxy or VPN).
To assist you, the remainder of this unit explains each of these processes
and provides links to additional information.
USERNAME & PASSWORD
The following links go to university web pages offering
Once you have claimed your username and password, check The
Gateway@tarleton.edu (linked on Tarleton's
homepage) on a regular basis for announcements/messages
from Tarleton faculty, staff, and students, as well as password expiration
reminders from Information Resources.
Your Tarleton email address is "your firstname.lastname@example.org"
(for example, email@example.com). Use your Tarleton network username
and password to access your email account through The Gateway@Tarleton.edu.
TYPE OF CONNECTION
To enable Tarleton's server to recognize you as a qualified user of
password-protected library materials, you must establish a connection
between your computer and Tarleton. This connection will allow you
to enter your Tarleton network username and password to access the
Three types of connections are available (EZProxy and VPN), which
are explained on the following page.
Orientation Site Index
& VPN Connection