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Best Practices: Catch their attention

Catch their attention!

Catch them in the first few words

Users skim:

  • They may start to read, but they also stop quickly unless the writing captures their interest.

Think journalism (not academic writing)

  • Who, what, where, when, why and how
  • Start with the conclusion, then give the details
No: Yes:
Current OKState students, faculty, staff, (OKEY-account holders) with certificates enabled, may access many of our electronic resources from off-campus. We are working with the vendors of these resources to renegotiate contracts so off-campus access will be allowed. To find out more, read our Accessing Licensed Electronic Resources FAQ.

OKState community members may now access many of our electronic resources from off-campus!

To find out more about

  • who is eligible for this service
  • how to set up certificates on your computer
  • which vendors allow off-campus access

read our Accessing Licensed Electronic Resources FAQ.