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Nursing Students Orientation: Off Campus Access

Accessing Online Library Resources

Students, faculty, and staff can access Odum Library's databases and online resources on and off-campus. There are several ways to authenticate (sign-in) and get to the databases and online resources. 


On and off-campus,  you will be prompted to log in with your MyVSU username and password. 


With the switch to OpenAthens, the GALILEO password is no longer required.

Logging in to Library Resources

Students, faculty, and staff can access the library home page and GALILEO through the MyVSU portal. 





  • Click on MyVSU, located in upper left


  • Log in 


  • On the MyVSU page there should be links to "Visit Odum Library" and "GALILEO Anywhere Access"
    • Click on "Visit Odum Library" to go to the library's home page
    • Click on "GALILEO Anywhere Access", and you'll be able to access the library's databases and journal titles. 


MyVSU home page showing GALILEO Anywhere Access and Visit Odum Library on the left side of the page


No GALILEO Anywhere Access or Visit Odum Library Tiles? 



1. In the Portals section of MyVSU, click on View All. 


2. Scroll down and select GALILEO Anywhere Access from the list. 


Step 1

In the Portals section of My VSU click on View All



Step 2

Step two scroll down the list and select GALILEO Anywhere Access

You can go directly into GALILEO from BlazeVIEW:




  • Look to to the upper right of BlazeVIEW (in the red)


  • Click on Library


  • Click on GALILEO


BlazeVIEW Interface. In the upper right corner, Library is selected and GALILEO is the first in the list.



You can go directly into GALILEO from GoVIEW:




  • Look to the upper right of GoVIEW (in the blue on the main page, in the gray on a course page)


  • Click on Library


  • Click on GALILEO


Screenshot of GoVIEW login screen. In the top right corner, library has been clicked on.



Valdosta GALILEO


To access Valdosta’s GALILEO, you will need to log in via Anywhere Access 



  • More articles and resources than GoVIEW GALILEO
  • Ability to access permalinks sent by librarians




We have found that logging in through GoVIEW often overrides any later attempts to log in through Anywhere Access.


If you are going to switch between GoVIEW and Valdosta’s GALILEO:


  • Access GoView in your browser’s incognito or private browsing mode
  • Clear your cookies and cache and restart your browser after using GoVIEW



Students, Faculty, and staff can click on any of the Anywhere Access buttons to log in and access the databases. 

If you click on  Anywhere Access and are prompted for a username and password, use your MyVSU username and password.