COVID-19 FAQs

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Today’s Hours:

All Hours & Directions

Terrell Main Library

8am - 9pm

Circulation Desk

8am - 9pm

Online Help Daytime

9am - 12pm. 1pm - 5pm

Terrell Library Scholar Studies and A-Level

Closed

Libraries Administrative Office

By Appointment

Azariah's Cafe counter service

To be determined

Audiovisual Department

To be determined

CIT Help Desk - Click for Assistance!

Online Only

Quantitative Skills Center

To be determined

Speaking Center

To be determined

Directions:

Location:

Mary Church Terrell Main Library
148 W College St. Oberlin, OH 44074-1545

Parking:

The main visitor lot is the east Service Building lot, and the south row of the Carnegie Building lot for visitors to offices within that building.

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Connect from Off-Campus

Proxy Server Authentication

When following links to most research resources from OBIS, the Library web site, or our list of databases you should be automatically asked to provide your name and barcode number (on the back of your OCID - e.g. 29362xxxxxx) to log in while off campus.

If you are not automatically prompted to enter your name and barcode you can authenticate with Oberlin College Proxy Server or with OhioLINK.

Problems?

If you encounter problems accessing a database or journal, follow these steps:

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Use the CIT's Virtual Private Network (VPN). When you run the VPN all of your network activity is funneled through a secure server and you will be recognized as an Oberlin College user and will not be asked to log in to resources. More about the VPN.

Please visit the CIT downloads page and choose the Cisco AnyConnect VPN client appropriate for your computer. Cisco AnyConnect is also available for Apple iOS and Android devices.

For complete installation and connection instructions, visit the CIT Wiki VPN page. If you have additional questions, contact the CIT Help Desk.

If you are completing a remote semester from outside of the United States, please make sure that VPN use is legal in the country in which you reside before running the VPN. Remote students not comfortable running the VPN should contact reference@oberlin.edu for assistance with content from VPN-only resources.