The license agreements for most of the Library's electronic resources allow off campus access and campus wireless access  only to Northwestern University students, faculty and staff with valid NetID's.
When using either of these two access methods you will be automatically directed to the NU Online Passport  login page when you select an electronic resource. After you log in with your NetID and password you will be redirected to the electronic resource site you originally wanted.
Access problems have been reported to the Library by members of the NU community using an NU VPN client when trying to access these resources. Therefore, we recommend that you do not use an NU VPN client when accessing the Library's electronic resources.
If you have problems accessing electronic resources through the wireless network, or from off campus, please contact the Library by sending an e-mail  message, or by calling the University Library Reference Department at (847) 491-7656.