Off-campus Access to E-Resources

Library electronic resources are accessible off campus by PolyU students, faculty, staff, and Library Card Holders. Library users with valid user accounts may access from off campus to a variety of Library subscribed resources including e-journals, databases, e-books and e-learning materials etc listed in OneSearch and the Library webpages.

Due to restriction of license agreements, some e-resources can be used off campus by PolyU staff and students only. Other authorized users can gain access to a selected collection.

All users are urged to observce and obey the e-Resources Copyright Warning when using the electronic resources.

Access Procedures

After clicking “Online Access” at the database webpage like the following from off campus, you will be prompted the login menu.

Sample database description page with Online Access button

Sample login screen for off-campus access of e-resources

Login Requirements

PolyU Students, Staff, Alumni and Library card holders

University students, staff, alumni and library card holders should provide their valid PolyU NetID and NetPassword for authentication. Users may access resrouces based on their user type and resources.

Off-campus Access to Library e-Resources FAQ

For further assistance, please contact Library Information Services at 2766-6863 or e-mail