You are here

Connect from off campus

Browser-specific configuration is required to access SUL's restricted databases, electronic journals, or e-books from off-campus locations. These pages offer instructions for various operating systems and web browsers.

Windows - Chrome

Configuring Google Chrome on Windows for off-campus access

  1. Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings... at the bottom of the screen.
  4. In the Network section click Change proxy settings.
  5. Click the Connections tab.
  6. For DSL or Cable Modem Internet connections – Click on LAN Settings.
    For Dial-up Internet Connections – Select Add, then click on Dial-up.
  7. Select the Use automatic configuration script checkbox.
  8. Enter this URL in the Address box.  (This URL must be copied exactly with no spaces):
  9. Uncheck all other checkboxes in this window.
  10. Click OK, click Apply, then close all configuration windows

Note about on-campus access

With your browser configured as described above, you will be prompted for your SUNet ID and password each time you access a licensed resource, even when you are on campus. If you would prefer to avoid this, revert your browser settings as follows:

  1. Return to the Automatic Configuration window as described above.
  2. Uncheck the Use Automatic Configuration Script checkbox.
  3. Click OK, click Apply, then close all configuration windows.