Connect from on and off-campus

Access to the licensed resources provided by the MIT Libraries is either established by MIT IP address or via the MIT Libraries’ proxy server/MIT’s Touchstone.

  • If you are on-campus with an MIT IP address you may go directly to most resources and the publisher will recognize your IP address (exceptions are indicated in the Vera record for the item).
  • If you are off-campus with a non-MIT IP address you must either simulate an MIT IP address, or follow a path that connects you via our proxy server.

To simulate an MIT IP address use IS&T’s: 

To connect via the proxy server: