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How do I access library resources from off campus? Do I need to come on campus to look at books or get help with research? What do I do if I have trouble connecting to resources?
Last Updated: Oct 29, 2013  |  68 Views

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The UST Libraries are committed to serving our off-campus users. To access library resources from off campus:

  • Start from the UST Libraries home page at
  • Click the link for "Research"
  • Choose a resource:
    • Click the Catalog link to search for books or ebooks
    • Click Databases to look up articles and other materials in a library database
    • Click Journals to look up an individual periodical by title (e.g. Foreign Affairs)
    • Or, enter your keywords in the UST OneSearch search box and click go.

You must use the links supplied in these resources or in the library research guides to access licensed library e-resources. When you click on these links from home, you will be taken to a login page asking for your CeltID and password (the same you use for Mystthom, Blackboard, etc.). Once you log in you will have full access to the resource (in most cases, except as noted).

By the way, we have a mobile site!


  • You must activate your Celt Login ID and Password to access Online Resources from off-campus (You'll need your UST ID number)
  • Get research help by visiting You can phone, email, chat, text or tweet librarians, or get a quick answer using the Ask Us box.
  • Trouble connecting? Try the Off-Campus Troubleshooting Guide.

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