Authorised users and access permissions

In addition to the conditions of use each publisher's licence defines who may access their resource. These people are called "authorised users". Each group of authorised users has different access permissions.

Authorised users are:

Authorised users with accounts can access subscription resources using Library Search or by going directly to the resource and choosing the Academic/Institutional/Shibboleth option. There is currently no remote access to e-resources for user groups without a user ID.

Current students and staff

May access:

  • all our subscription e-resources.

Partner college staff

To arrange the set-up of their user ID and password, partner college staff should contact their Faculty representative. They may access:

  • ACM Digital Library
  • ACS Publications
  • Cite Them Right Online
  • Ebook Central
  • Education databases (EBSCO)
  • Euromonitor Passport
  • JustCite
  • Reaxys
  • ScienceDirect
  • VLeBooks

Visiting professors & research fellows

Visiting professors and research fellows should contact HR to have their user ID set up. They may access:

  • 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
  • ACM
  • ACS Legacy Archives - ACS Publications
  • Cambridge Journals Archive
  • Reaxys
  • ScienceDirect

Emeritus professors

Emeritus professors need to contact HR to have their user ID set up. They may access:

  • ACM
  • ACS Legacy Archives - ACS Publications
  • Cambridge Journals Archive
  • Education Databases (EBSCO)
  • JSTOR
  • Reaxys
  • ScienceDirect

Other users (including members of the University's Alumni Association, members of the SCONUL Access Scheme, and retired staff)

There is currently no remote or walk-in access to e-resources for the above user groups.