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Research Anywhere


The UVic VPN provides a more secure communication to the campus network. It not only helps to ensure that the data sent on the Internet will not be intercepted but also makes your access to library e-resources more reliable. Please consider downloading the plug-in on your home computer. Details can be found here.

Microsoft Softwares Licensing (for UVic faculty and staffs)

Your home computer may need a certain Microsoft softwares to support your research activities. This is a solution. The cost for this service is funded centrally by the University so there is no charge to departments, faculty, or staff to use products licensed under this agreement. More details can be found here

Log-in before your library search

Most e-resources you access through the library are available because of the library subscription. Please make sure that you log-in with your Netlink ID and password before doing searches.
For details, please check Off-campus Access.

off-campus login

Linking to Library e-resources

Here are the steps for creating persistent links from our library databases:

  1. Find an item, and locate the stable URL or DOI number. Do not use the URL in the address bar! 
  2. In order for these links to work from off campus locations, add the ezproxy prefix in front of the URL:
  3. For details, please check Creating Persistent Links.

My library Account

The 'My  Library Account'  is for you to log-in and see what you have signed out, due dates, and renew, and fines, etc.  If you currently have library material checked out, please do not return it. Your loan period has already been extended to September 30th, 2020. No fines will be charged during this time.

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