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RWS 1302: Accessing resources

How to Access Online Resources

If you have not access the library resources off campus or wirelessly before, go to Database Remote Access, which is available under Search & Find, Research Help, Instruction,and Library Sevices.

Access Options

Accessing Resources Using VPN

On this page you can download the VPN program by clicking the appropriate file.  It also gives you all the information for setting it up.  And if you have any problems, contact the Help Desk.

Accessing Resources Using the Library's Proxy Server

Off Campus/Wireless Access

Users have automatic access to most resources via the campus's network. However, to access these resources off campus or via wireless internet you will have to log in or connect via VPN.

VPN shortcut

If you are on the computer on which you need to install the VPN, click here.

If you are on a different computer, when you get to the computer that needs the VPN, just do a google search for utep vpn.

Which should I use?

Are you:

  • on your home computer or another computer where you are able to download or install programs?
    • Use the VPN.
  • on someone else's computer or any computer where you not are able to (or don't feel comfortable to) download and install a program?
    • Use the Proxy server.

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