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David Lam Library Remote Access Guide

This guide contains all relevant library resources and information for UBC Sauder students during the campus closure.

Accessing Electronic Resources

Current students, faculty and staff can get authenticated access to licensed electronic resources, anywhere in the world via an authorized CWL.

All off-campus Users will be authenticated via EZproxy. Do not use myVPN.

Starting from the UBC Library homepage, there are two ways to get started with EZproxy:

1. On the Library Homepage, use the "LOGIN" drop-down menu on the right-hand side of the grey bar

2. From the Library Homepage, start searching. The first link-out to a licensed resource will automatically pause to request authentication via EZproxy.

3. Go to the David Lam Library site and head to the Business Databases box on the right hand side of the page. Select either by Subject or A-Z List and connect from there.

Accessing Financial Databases

Workaround selected Financial Databases

However some of our financial databases are available only on site on specified machines.  In some cases, we were able to work with the vendors in order to accommodate off-campus: In other cases, we could not secure off-campus access. 

Please see below for details. If there are any changes to access,we will update the information.

Accessing Digital Media Lab Resources

Due to the physical closure of the campus, video and music editing software installed in the Digital Media Lab will not be available remotely. However here are some alternatives that are available to us for free that you can consider.

Streaming @ UBC Library

Software Available for Free (UBC Students)

Head over to the UBC IT page for more details!