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Library Access Help: FAQ

My Password doesn't work

Please reset your password and make it a completely new password that you’ve never used before.  And make it with only Upper Case and Lower Case letters and Numbers. 


Example:                             MyN3wPa55


Do not use any odd characters like:




After you have changed your password please try to log into the Library research database again.

How do I get a Wegner account set up to use the Wegner research resources?

  • If you have a USD email account, simply use your USD login and password to access all Wegner resources. If you are having problems with your USD account, please contact the USD HelpDesk.
  • If you are not USD or an SDSU Wegner Partner, use this form to request a Wegner account.
  • Students and faculty in the College of Nursing and in the College of Pharmacy have access to many additional resources through the Wegner Health Science Information Center in Sioux Falls. Explore the offerings found under Quick Links:

    Logins for Briggs or Wegner

    To access most Briggs or Wegner online resources from off-campus, you'll be asked to login.


  • For Briggs, use your MyState user name and password
  • For Wegner, use your jacks email address and password


Faculty/Staff: Use your SDSU e-mail/network login for either library


If your login fails, try these options:

  • SDSU email login (full email address with email password),
  • OR SDSU email username (first part of the email address) plus email password,
  • OR MyState username and password
  • Call the library: 605-688-5107 or email to

List of Wegner Partners

Proxy Errors

You may come across this error during searching.   If so please, report it to the Access Help team.

To allow to be used in a starting point URL, your EZproxy administrator must first authorize the hostname of this URL in the config.txt file.

Within this database's section of config.txt, either the following line must be added:


or, alternatively, a RedirectSafe for this host or domain may be appropriate.

After editing config.txt, the EZproxy server must be restarted to make changes take effect.

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