Access Databases Off Campus

Primary Method for Off-Campus Access 

To access article and other databases off campus, type in your UFnet account information (email, blackboard login) when you see the UF Resource Authentication page.  You will be prompted to enter this information when you click on a number of resources on the Shafer Library homepage  plus on the UF Libraries Research Guides page when you select Browse All Databases.


7/8/2015 Problems with Firefox version 39.0

There is a known issue with trying to authenticate to the library's databases off-campus using Firefox version 39.0. You may have received a "Secure Connection Failed" error message. The current work around is to click on this link to install the Disable-DHE Add-On for Firefox.

Once you navigate to the link above, click the green button to add it to Firefox.  Once the add-on is installed, return to and click on the database you were initially trying to access. 


Secondary Methods for Off-Campus Access

If you cannot log into your UFnet account, you should still be able to access most of Shafer Library's  databases by authenticating through OPAL or OhioLINK.   You will need to use the 14-digit barcode number on the backside of your Student ID (Oiler OneCard & University ID) beginning with 40633 ....

If you still have problems accessing please let us know.