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Welcome to the Affordable Materials Guide!

Welcome!

The UO Libraries is committed to making scholarly materials available and easy to access. This guide highlights both open content as well as library subscription content that is no-cost to UO students and affiliates.

eTextbooks and OER - click here to find Free and open books or no-cost library subscription content eBooks - click here to learn to find over a million titles through UO Libraries eJournals and databases - click here to access 100,000s of journals and documents Images & multimedia

Questions?

Contact your Subject Librarian or check out the Tech & More Help page of this guide.

Connect to the UO Network from Off Campus (text version)

1. Library Proxy Service

Links on library webpages (including  in LibrarySearch, Browzine, and Databases A-Z) run through a proxy server which verifies you are a UO member, and are eligible to access library materials. When you click on a proxied link for the first time in the session, you are prompted to enter your DuckID and password to access the resource.

2. VPN (Virtual Private Network) Service

For certain library resources, using the UO's VPN service will be necessary.  VPN is not necessary for Canvas or LibrarySearch access.

If the proxied links or bookmarklet aren't working for you, the VPN lets you join the UO's network from off-campus. Using the VPN slows your internet speed, so only connect when you need to access resources, and disconnect once you're done.

For more information on accessing Library resources from off-campus, please check the following links:

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