Access to the following Library e-resources from beyond the CityU network will be via the Library proxy servers:
To access the above Library e-resources,
The following databases cannot be accessed using the above remote access method. Instead, they have to be accessed via the CityU VPN (Virtual Private Network):
Current CityU staff and students who have Network Connection Accounts provided by the Computing Services Centre can access the above Library e-resources remotely via the CityU Virtual Private Network (VPN) facility provided by the Centre.
Library users who do not hold valid Network Connection Accounts such as holders of Alumni Library Tickets (or the former Graduate Library Tickets), Friends of the Library Cards, Reader's Tickets and JULAC Library Cards issued by other UGC Libraries, as well as SCOPE students are NOT eligible to use this remote access service.
To use the CityU VPN, users need to have a VPN client software installed in
their remote computers. For detailed instructions on configuring VPN client
software, please refer to the
Connection Setup Guide available via the following CSC web page:
(path: CSC homepage -- Facilities -- Campus Network - CTNET -- Virtual Private Network (VPN) )
To access Library e-resources via CityU VPN,
Enquiries on the set-up of connection to CityU VPN and on the Network Connection Account for logging on CityU VPN can be directed to the CSC Help Desk at 3442-7658 (for CityU staff) / CSC Service Counter at 3442-8340 (for CityU students) or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enquiries related to access to the Library-subscribed electronic resources can be directed to the Library Reference Desk at 3442-6415 or to email@example.com.