Gould Library staff continue our commitment to support the teaching and research needs of the Carleton community. Information on remote access to library resources and services will be updated regularly on the Remote Resources and Guidance for Library Users page and this FAQ. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need additional assistance.
Wherever you are in the world with an internet connection, much of the library’s collection can be accessed online. The library subscribes to many resources that are available electronically; they are almost always available from off-campus, but the vendor - database provider - must know that you are a Carleton-affiliated individual.
Two options for Carleton Students, Faculty, and Staff:
Install Carleton's VPN (Virtual Private Network), it's best to do the installation process while you're on campus. Once installed, if you log into the VPN all library resources should work for you as if you were on campus.
If you want a single link that works for both on campus and off campus students, please follow this process. You can then add the links to electronic resources to a syllabus, send them to a student, faculty or staff member, or to add them to your your browser's bookmarks. Remember that anyone using the link will be asked for a valid Carleton username and password.
Just enter the URL that you would like to have going through the proxy server and then click the appropriate button. NOTE: Make sure that Carleton already has a subscription to the service before you create the links. If you cannot access the resource from on campus, you won't be able to access it through EZProxy either.