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Accessing library resources from off-campus

All electronic library resources, including e-journals, databases, and course reserves, are available to current students, faculty, and staff from off-campus using either your NetID or in certain circumstances, VPN access.

When you click on the link of a restricted library resource from the libraries' website, you will be prompted to login with your NetID and password.

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Using VPN

VPN stands for Virtual Private Networking.  (VPN) is a client that establishes a connection so that you appear to be part of the University network.


Accessing restricted resources from off campus through the River Campus Libraries web site have been configured so that the user will be prompted authenticate themselves using their NetID username and password. This eliminates the burden of requiring users to install and configure the VPN software. However, some users may still wish to consider using VPN to simulate an on campus experience when accessing restricted library resources.


To learn more about VPN at the University,  please see the University's VPN web page


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