the Harper Library's Online Resources |
The Harper Library online catalog, general information, and some services
and resources are freely available to everyone.
However, most research databases and electronic journals and many online
library services have access restrictions
that require that you be a current Harper student, faculty member, or staff
Are you a retiree from Harper? If you don't use the Harper Dial-In Service,
you will not automatically have access to the Harper Library's online resources.
you're off campus at home:
you click a link to a database or other online resource, first
you'll see a a web page called "Off Campus Access."
the instructions for entering your login (first 4 letters of
your first name, first four letters of your last name, last
4 digits of your social security number) and your password (last
four digits of your social security number), click the "Log
in" button, and the next thing you see will be the online resource
that you had chosen.
- If you
are using a utility software (i.e., Norton, McAfee, ZoneAlarm)
that is equipped with a "firewall" you may have to disable it.
you're off campus at work:
company firewall may block access to various protocols. This may
prohibit external access to the databases.
you're on campus or connected to the Internet using the Harper Dial-In
your browser is configured for the Harper
proxy, you won't notice anything. You won't have to log in.
When you click a link to a library online resource, you'll go right
Most of the Library's databases and other electronic resources require
Netscape Navigator (or Netscape Communicator) 7.0 or newer or Internet
Explorer 5.0 or newer.
In Internet Explorer:
- In the top Menu bar, click Edit
- Then, select Preferences from the list
- Then, click Privacy & Security
- Enable all Cookies
- Press OK
- In Internet Explorer,
on the Tools menu, click Internet Options.
- On the Privacy tab, move the slider
up for a higher level of privacy or down for a lower level of privacy.
- Select Low.
Last updated 2/10/04