When you access the databases from off-campus, you will be directed to this screen. Most users should use the option to login through KateWay.
The library's EZproxy service makes our online resources available from just about anywhere! But if you have any problems, please see the troubleshooting tips in this guide. If you still need help, call the Reference Desk at 651-690-6652.
Due to licensing restrictions, only current members of the St. Kate's community may access these resources from off campus. If you are not a current student, faculty, or staff member, you are welcome to use most of these resources in the library, but we cannot grant off-campus access.
If you are already logged in to KateWay and then select a database from the Library's website, you will see our login screen. Select the "Use my KateWay login!" button to go directly to the database without typing a username and password.
If you aren't yet logged in to KateWay, you'll see the same login screen. Select the "Use my KateWay login!" button, login to KateWay, and then you'll connect to the database.
Most people connect to library databases from off campus through the KateWay option -- when prompted to login, they select the "Use my KateWay login!" button and then login to KateWay (unless they were already logged in to KateWay). KateWay is set to time out (automatically log you out) after a certain amount of time. The default setting is 15 minutes. For library database searching, we recommend that you increase this setting. Otherwise, your KateWay connection may time out before you're done searching, and you'll lose your search results.
Here's how to change your KateWay timeout:
If you think you should have a KateWay login and you wish to verify your account information, please contact the Computing Services Help Desk.
In special cases, logins using library barcodes can be created as necessary, particularly for:
If you fit into one of these categories and you'd like to request a barcode login, use our off-campus access help request form.
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