Library electronic resources are accessible off-campus by eligible 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 other materials. You may also access via OneSearch search engine.
Due to license restriction, off-campus access to e-resources are varies from each resources. Most of them are limited to eligible PolyU students, faculty and staff only. Please see the database pages for access rights for each resource. You may access resrouces based on the combination of your user type and type of resources (A type, P type or Without access restriction).
via Library Proxy Service (EZProxy)
You may visit the database webpages or search link directed from OneSearch. After clicking the link that direct you to the resources, you will be prompt for PolyU NetID and NetPassword for authentication. After successful authentication, you will be able to access the resources directly.
via ITS VPN (Staff only)
For access via ITS VPN service, please setup the services prior accessing to required e-resources. The services is currently available to eligible PolyU staff only. Please refer to the Network Access - Off campus page for setup instructions. After successful connection, you will be able to access different resources directly.
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