The University Libraries provide access to thousands of electronic resources, virtually all of which are available to our current students, faculty, and staff from anywhere. This guide will help you best connect to those resources, and troubleshoot common problems. Our database licenses and subscriptions for our electronic resources do not allow us to provide or sell access to unaffiliated users (i.e., not current faculty, staff, or students).
You can use your Library Record to
Use our ILLiad Service to
See our LibGuide for more information about Borrowing.
You can connect to most of our electronic databases, books, journals, and other resources from off-campus if you use links from the University Libraries' web sites, rather than trying to connect directly at the publisher or provider's web site. You can find these links in:
If you are logging in through OhioLINK, you will also be asked to first select your Institution (University of Toledo) and campus. If you have problems logging in through OhioLINK, please see their OhioLINK Remote Authentication Help for common problems and how to solve them.
Our database licenses and subscriptions for our electronic resources do not allow us to provide or sell access to unaffiliated users (i.e., not current faculty, staff, or students). Therefore, courtesy card holders, including members of the Alumni Association, may not use our databases and subscriptions remotely, but must use them in the library.
See our Borrowing LibGuide for more information about what services are available to Courtesy Card holders.
Your Rocket Number is a 8 digit number with an 'R' at the beginning that is used as your student identifier at the University of Toledo. It is not printed on your Rocket ID Card.
If you have forgotten your Rocket Number, you can find it by:
If none of the tips on this page have helped and you still have trouble connecting to a resource from off-campus, try one of the following options: