Remote access to licensed materials is available to current UCR faculty, students, and staff.
Many resources provided online by the library are only available if you are connected to a campus network. Follow these directions to gain access.
Desktops and Laptops
There are three ways to access library resources from off-campus, all hosted by campus Computing & Communications. Follow directions at VPN Access to connect to AnyConnect VPN Client Software (recommended), Smart Tunnel, or WebVPN.
To access materials through your mobile device, download the Cisco AnyConnect mobile application, available through app stores for Apple, Android, and Kindle devices.
- Open the app and "add VPN Connection..."
- Enter server: vpn.ucr.edu
- Turn ON to enter your UCRNetID and password
- Open your browser to search library resources
For further help, check out our trouble shooting guide.