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How to access Electronic Resources: 1. How to Access Electronic Resources

This guide describe How to access Electronic Resources.

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How to Access Electronic Resources

How to Access Electronic Resources

Access to William C. Jason Library's Licensed Electronic Resources is accomplished through two applications EZProxy and Remote Patron Authentication (RPA) to allow students, faculty and staff with a valid library ID (usually called "patron barcode") to access licensed resources.  The applications verifies the patron barcode number and last name against the patron database files of  DSU's Horizon Library Management System. 

EZproxy or RPA are easy to use:


When you select a database, you'll see one of the following login pages.







Enter your Library ID Number with no spaces or hyphens. 




Click on the login button. Your authorization will remain in place until you close your browser.

If you are denied access, it might be because:

  • You are not a valid faculty, staff or student registered at Delaware State University Library.
  • You are registered, but there is a discrepancy between our records and your patron ID number.
  • Your privileges are blocked because of unpaid fines or charges for lost materials.
  • You are registered with the Library, but not in a category with privileges to restricted resources (for example local community patrons).