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Off-Campus VPN / Wireless Access   Tags: off_campus, vpn, wireless  

How to connect to library resources when off-campus or using wireless in some parts of the campus.
Last Updated: May 20, 2014 URL: http://guides.library.cmu.edu/VPN Print Guide
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Off Campus or Wireless VPN Access

In order to connect to library resources, such as databases and journals, from off-campus or using a wireless device you must follow the instructions below.

Installation:

Desktop

  1. Download the Cisco AnyConnect software
  2. Create a connection following these instructions: Windows / Mac
  3. In the VPN window, type vpn.cmu.edu and then click "Connect".
  4. Make sure you choose the Library Resources Group during the log-in process.  If you have not chosen the correct group, you will not be able to access library materials despite your online status.Library Resources Group
  5. Once you have logged in, please open your preferred browser and connect to the library website.
  6. To end your session, click Disconnect in the application window.

Mobile Device

Cisco AnyConnect has apps for

  1. Install the appropriate app on your mobile device.
  2. Create a connection following these instructions.
  3. In the VPN window, type vpn.cmu.edu and then click "Connect".
  4. Make sure you choose the Library Resources Group during the log-in process.  If you have not chosen the correct group, you will not be able to access Library materials despite your online status.Library Resource Guide iPhone
  5. Once you have logged in, please open your preferred browser and connect to the library website.
  6. To end your session, click Disconnect in the application window.
 

Get Help / Report Problems

Computing Services Help Center
412-268-HELP (4357) 
advisor@andrew.cmu.edu


For questions about VPN access 
to library resources
:

Arts Library Reference
412-268-7272
artsref@andrew.cmu.edu

E&S Library Reference
412-268-2427
sciref@andrew.cmu.edu

Hunt Library Reference
412-268-2442
huntref@andrew.cmu.edu

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