Many of the Libraries' Resources are designated as available "on campus" only. Library Resources include the full-text links from the Libraries' catalog, Innopac link removed; search systems such as the Cochrane Library link removed; and full-text journal providers such as ScienceDirect link removed. Notes to indicate this limitation include: LSUHSC.EDU domain required or On Campus Only.
Despite these messages, these resources may be accessed remotely by logging into the LSUHSC network. With the right permissions and by downloading additional software, these items are accessible off-campus. Please note: Permission to gain remote access to the LSUHSC network is granted at the departmental level.
The two ways to gain remote access are:
A VPN connection allows for direct access to the LSUHSC network. Instructions on configuring your off-campus PC vary greatly depending on operating system. The software can be downloaded from the LSUHSC Intranet link removed (LSUHSC userid & password required). Windows XP users need to contact their local computer supporters link removed for information about this program.
Windows Terminal Server allows users to connect to a virtual desktop which has access to the same resources as a computer on campus. WTS is also called Citrix or sometimes is referred to as the "PeopleSoft Desktop." Off-campus users can install the Web Client software which acts as a plug-in for your web browser; know your browser type and version before beginning. The plug-in can be downloaded from the LSUHSC Intranet link removed (LSUHSC userid & password required). Even if you use the WTS on campus, you may not have access to web functions (if the IE icon does not appear). Contact your local computer supporters link removed for further assistance.
Please Note: Access to the Windows Terminal Server is restricted. Only those who have a "legitimate business need" to use WTS or who are already authorized are approved to use this limited resource. Anyone with an LSUHSC User ID is eligible to connect via the VPN. Please contact your computer supporters for further assistance.
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