An Alternative Off-Campus Access Option
VPN is browser-based client software supported by MIT IS&T that makes your computer appear to have an on-campus IP address.
Using VPN when off-campus can:
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Download or get support for VPN: Virtual Private Network at MIT
Additional authentication is sometimes required with VPN...
Please note there are a few resources where using VPN or having an MIT IP address is not enough - you must use MIT certificates or your Kerberos login to get access. Using Vera or Barton or our shortcut "get" URLs will always make sure this authentication gets invoked (bookmarks and Googling will usually NOT work).
These exceptions are usually noted in Vera, but below are some notable resources that have this exception:
APS Journals: http://libraries.mit.edu/get/aps
IEEE and IET: http://libraries.mit.edu/get/ieee
Scitation platform by the American Institute of Physics (AIP): http://libraries.mit.edu/get/aipjs
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