E-resources access bookmarklet

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. If you were accessing e-resources via the publisher/vendors' website directly, you will be able to make use of "Bookmarklet" browser tools for quick resources access.

Installation Procedure

Desktop computer

  1. Enable the bookmark toolbar in your browser (Chrome, Firefox)
  2. Drag the following button to the bookmark toolbar area.

     
  3. Right-click on the bookmark button to rename it as "Connect via PolyU Library"
  4. Accessing vendor website, for example, https://www.sciencedirect.com, then click the "Connect via PolyU Library" button. This will prompt you to login your NetID & NetPassword and access this website as a PolyU user.

Other devices (e.g. tablet) or manual installation

  1. Create a bookmark manually, input Name as "Connect via PolyU Library"
  2. Input the resource URL as "javascript:void(location.href='http://ezproxy.lb.polyu.edu.hk/login?url='+location.href);" (without the double quote)
  3. Accessing vendor website, for example, https://www.sciencedirect.com, then click the "Connect via PolyU Library" button. This will prompt you to login your NetID & NetPassword and access this website as a PolyU user.

Help

For further assistance, please contact Enquiry Counter at 2766-6863 or e-mail lbviews@polyu.edu.hk.