Tag Archives: VPN

myVPN & EZproxy: Improved Access to Library Resources Coming Soon

In a communiqué to library staff recently, Rue Ramirez, AUL Library Systems & Information Technology/Technical Services, talked about the forthcoming developments in remote access authentication which will serve Library users better. “The introduction of the myVPN service is important because … Continue reading

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Hello, myVPN: R.I.P old VPN

According to UBC IT, VPN will be no more after the end of the year (December 31, 2009). So, if you want to keep connecting to the Library’s subscribed eresources from Starbucks, you need to get familiar with myVPN. Read … Continue reading

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MyiLibrary & UBC Wireless: *Reminder*

For wireless / laptop users, MyiLibrary will ask for a login and password if you try to link to a title from the OPAC, unless you connect via VPN. To avoid this, you need to connect to VPN after you … Continue reading

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ebrary Reader: Avoid RSVPN

Hope everyone has had a look at the ebrary ebooks and the new reader. For those connecting from off campus, RSVPN [see larger post above] is not an option at the moment. Both the QuickView and the ebrary Reader display … Continue reading

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RSVPN & Some Journals: Server Unavailable Message *UPDATE*

EGADS! Sadly, this problem seems a little deeper. RSVPN is not connecting into some databases/journals. This is proving tricky to solve. For those that can, please try the VPN connection (see link in message below). For those that can’t (some … Continue reading

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VPN, RSVPN: But am I really connected?

A patron swears they are connected to VPN or RSVPN at home, but they still can’t access a database. To see if they are really connected, have them go to CMYIP (see my IP). The IP address for VPN should … Continue reading

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