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Cornell Library at Vermont Law & Graduate School

Subscription Databases: Off-campus access

This Guide gives you the access point to VLS subscribed databases, tips for off campus access, and databases tutorials.

Troubleshooting Tips

Most library e-journals & databases are restricted to use on campus, or use off-campus only by current VLGS faculty, staff, and students. To access databases off campus, go to the list of library dabatases, then enter your VLGS login and password. 

If you experience any problems accessing databases off campus, try below troubleshooting tips:

  • Try using a different browser.
  • Enable cookies and JavaScript in your browser.
  • If you are using computers from your internship or workplace -- Corporate firewalls could possibly block users from accessing electronic resources. Ask your IT / network administrator if they can check to see if an exception is required for this prefix: 
  • If the above solution does not work, try adding the full URL to the firewall exception. (Right click on the database name on library database page to copy the URL).
  • Getting an EZProxy Hostname error? This could indicate a source needs to be added to the VLGS Library's database configuration file. Please alert library staff.
  • Still having trouble? Email us. (A screenshot of the error page will be very helpful!)
  • Databases that require a separate login that is different from your VLGS login: Westlaw, Lexis+, (Need a password? Send an email to Sarah Scully)

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Get Help

Contact the VLGS Help Desk with questions about:

  • Your VLGS email and password.
  • CampusWeb login.
  • Printers at VLGS.
  • Compatibility with your particular hardware/operating system/firewall setup.
  • Other technical questions relating to these configurations.

Contact for problems with a particular database, e-journal, or other library resources.

Electronic Resources & Technology Librarian

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Sarah Scully
Cornell Library
Vermont Law and Graduate School
P.O. Box 96
South Royalton, VT 05068
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