Off-Campus Library Database Access

Don't Remember Your myCalStateLA Identity account user name and password?

You use your myCalStateLA Identity account to access our restricted databases. Whenever you click to access one of our restricted databases, a log-in box will appear and our EZ Proxy system will ask you for your myCalStateLA Identity user name and password. If you don't remember your myCalStateLA Identity account user name and password, please go to myCalStateLA Portal page (you can find a link to myCalStateLA on the upper right of the Library homepage or the Campus homepage and click on "Forgot Password" button to start your ID and Password recovery process. If you experience a difficulty in recovering your ID and Password, please contact the ITS Help Desk at or 323-343-6170.

Do you Connect to the Web Using an ISP?

If you have an Internet Service Provider (ISP), like AT&T, Time Warner, AOL, etc., connected to your off-campus computer, all you need to access our Library databases is a valid myCSULA Identity account! Go to this EZ Proxy troubleshooting checklist for EZ Proxy problem resolution. Currently, users report these two major concerns:
  • Your browser must be set to accept cookies.
  • Your browser must be set to accept pop-up windows.
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