This section of the guide is to help with understanding the processes of linking from your results in Library Search, through to the actual full text of a journal article.
The login process for off campus users is described in Step by Step Guides (Powerpoint or Word document).
Some examples of the off campus instructions to look out for are shown, and there is a brief guide to downloading full text articles.
Some Publishers and Suppliers ask you to login using the Institutional login process when you are off campus. This means you need to look for a login option called one of the following (note, do not select the OpenAthens option, as we do not use this method at Dundee)
Some typical examples are shown below :
In the example above, from an EBSCO database, you are directed to Select your region or group.
You will be asked to choose your Federation (UK Federation) and your Institution (University of Dundee), as below
In another example (from Elsevier journals), choose to Sign in via your Institution, choosing Other Institution (followed by UK Federation, and University of Dundee)
The above example (from the Solcara database) click on the link next to the Shibboleth icon (the small dragon), and you will be prompted to sign in as usual.