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Digital Library Services for Remote Library Patrons

Serving as a central point of contact for students and faculty, the Digital Library Services (DLS) staff coordinates support and services for all remote users. Working with other Library departments, DLS can assist students and faculty with:

Instant Messaging

If you use AOL Instant Messenger (AIM), ICQ, MSN Messenger and/or Yahoo Messenger, you can IM the OSU Library with your questions. Information about the IM service, including hours, can be found at

To IM the Library, simply send a message to:

AIM: OkstateLibrary

ICQ: 195159930 (OkstateLibrary if your system allows Nicknames)


Yahoo!: OkstateLibrary

OSU Library Catalog

The OSU Library Catalog provides access to the library collections of Oklahoma State University at The catalog contains records for all library books and a significant number of government documents, multi-media materials, and special collections holdings, and it indicates which journals and magazines the Library owns in print and online. Students and faculty may search the OSU Library Catalog from any computer with a browser and Internet access.

To view a list of items you've checked out or to renew items, click on "My Account" on the Library's home page ( or in the catalog.

Databases & Full-Text Journals

The OSU library provides access to over 220 Web-based resources, including databases of journal, magazine and newspaper articles (many with full-text), as well as online dictionaries, almanacs and other reference works. A list of the Web-based resources can be found at For current OSU students, faculty, and staff, access to these resources is available from any Internet-connected computer on campus, or by logging in from off-campus. Those resources available to the non-OSU community are indicated with a globe icon (Available to non-OSU users).

A list of over 37,000 current full-text journals, newspapers and magazines may be found by clicking "Full-Text Journals" on the OSU Library Homepage (or Each title is linked to the corresponding database which houses full-text access.

Off-Campus Access Instructions

The OSU Library offers off-campus access to students, faculty, and staff to online journals, indexes, and databases. More information and off-campus access instructions may be found on the web at

Other Remote Library Services

The OSU Library offers a variety of Web-based services. Links to the online forms may also be found on the "Services" page


NetLibrary is an Internet-based electronic library offering e-books for use OSU students, faculty, and staff. E-Books are electronic versions of printed books which may be viewed from any computer connected to the Internet. OSU currently has access to 10,000+ copyrighted books and 3,500 public domain titles.

Contact DLS

Robin Leech, Digital Initiatives Head
Roy Degler, Librarian
Nicole Sump-Crethar, Librarian
Sean Fortney, Library Coordinator
Brandon Boyles, Senior Library Technician 1

Phone & Email
Telephone: 405-744-9161
FAX: 405-744-7579

Mailing Address
Digital Library Services
Edmon Low Library
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078-1071

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Last Updated: 1 May 2008