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Having trouble accessing full-text articles while using Google Scholar and/or are you being prompted to pay for articles? You may need to link our library so that you can access articles for free through our databases! Watch the video below for guided instructions on how to link your Google Scholar account to Cal Poly Humboldt University Library for free, full-text access.
You can access campus software, including different operating systems, using Remote Access or Vlab (details below). If you are having issues accessing these services, visit the ITS System Status page to make sure they are working properly.
Remote Access (Chromebooks, Macs, and Windows) allows you to login to an campus computer over the internet. You will have access to all of the software on that computer. You will need to install a program to make the connection (the remote access page includes instructions).
Vlab (all computers with internet access) allows you to login to a virtual desktop that includes software typically available in campus computer labs (current list of VLab software). Does not require any connection software.
Current students may access eduroam Wi-Fi near any CSU campus, including Cal Poly Humboldt, using their campus credentials.
Students who have any additional technology needs (software, hardware, internet access and more) should submit a help ticket to the ITS Help Desk.
You can learn about research, citations, shooting video, and more through our Online SkillShops which are up and running during the full Fall 2020 semester.