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Passkey: Off-Campus Access to Library Resources

About Passkey

Start your research anywhere on the web. Click once to connect to licensed resources.

The off-campus Passkey bookmarklet helps you connect to databases and journals without going through the library web site. If you find yourself on a web page that has access restrictions, click on the bookmarklet icon in your address bar. You will be automatically led to the page you were trying to read, this time recognized for your right to gain access to the library's licensed resources.

Please note: This tool only work for content to which the library subscribes.

Passkey Bookmarklet

Brockport Library Passkey
Drag Passkey to your bookmarks menu.


In Firefox, drag the icon to your bookmarks toolbar

In Chrome, drag the icon to the bookmark toolbar (The bookmarks toolbar needs to be visible, you can try ctrl-shift-b to enable it)

In Internet Explorer, right-click the icon, add to favorites

For the iPad: In Settings/Safari, select Always Show Bookmarks Bar. Bookmark any page and add it to the Bookmarks Bar. Now edit the bookmark. Name it whatever you want, and then paste in the following (including the semicolon at the end):


OR, add the direct link to your bookmarks or favorites on your favorite browser:


Passkey was first created by Cornell University.