Off-campus Access to Resources
Many of the electronic resources the University library
subscribes to are available over the internet to students and
staff who are not on campus. Some of these are open-access anyway,
and we subscribe to other resources (eJournals and eBooks).
There are two systems for granting access to these resources:
- Athens login - you can log to Athens via the
access page. If you are not already logged in, you can use the
- EZProxy - this relies on you following a
particular link, which makes it appear that you are on campus.
It means that you may not be able to access a particular
resource if you go direct to the site, rather than following a link
from the York St. John catalogue or web site.
Because there are two systems, you might need to log in twice in
any session, but all you need for both is is an internet
connection, and your university username and
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