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Remote access to electronic resources

Description

Through the remote access, it is possible to access the electronic services and resources —journals, databases, etc— located on the online network of the University of Oviedo.

This services allows users, among other things, and depending on the type of connection, to:

  • Access the Databases and the Periodical Publications to which the University Library is subscribed (of limited use and only accessible from within the University network).
  • Connect with computers located in the network of the University of Oviedo, download software from the "Druida" server, be able to send corporative e-mails through a normal desktop mailing client, etc.

Currently active accesses in the University:

  • Remote access through VPN for official staff of the University, allowing them to access from outside of the UniOvi network certain resources and services normally restricted to computers inside the corporative network.
  • Remote access through the SIR (RedIRIS Identity Service), hired by the University of Oviedo to grant its official staff online access to the resources available to the University and linked to the SIR, using their electronic ID (corporate username and password).

Applicants

The service is available for all acredited members of the University of Oviedo.

Requirements

To connect to the Internet from your home you will need:

  • A computer: PC, Macintosh, etc.
  • An analogical, digital (RDSI) or GSM telephone line.
  • A 56Kbps modem (preferably, external) or an RDSI adapter. If your PC is a laptop, you may use an external modem or a mobile phone GSM adapter.
  • Internet connection software. It basically consists of: network access protocols and automatized calling tools, and web-surfing applications: browsers, e-mail, etc.

Currently, all computers come with the necessary software to access the Internet, so, in most cases, no additional applications will be required.

Body in charge

IT Service. Vice-Rector's Office for IT.

Cooperation and Distance Services Section — Library of the University of Oviedo (SIR). Vice-Rector's Office for Research and Campus of International Excellence.

Contact of the body in charge

IT  Service
Address:
Scientific-Technological Building. Campus of El Cristo.
C/ Catedrático Rodrigo Uría s/n 33006 Oviedo
Web:
https://sic.uniovi.es

Cooperation and Distance Services Section

Address
Campus of El Milán, Administration Building, 4th floor
C/Teniente Alonso Martínez, s/n
33011 Oviedo
Web:
Cooperation Area and Remote Services

Periods

All year round, 24 hours a day

Frequently Asked Questions

In case of any doubt, problem or suggestion, please contact the CAU at causi@uniovi.es, or contact the Cooperation and Distance Services Section through e-mail at buobases@uniovi.es.