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How do I access the TUT Library and Information Services Electronic Resources

A step-by-step guide on how to access the TUT Library and Information Services Electronic Resources

OFF-CAMPUS ACCESS: DATABASES A-Z LIST

HOW TO ACCESS SPECIFIC DATABASE E-RESOURCES OFF-CAMPUS

The TUT Library and Information Services has a number of licensed collection, accessible off-campus.  Because your unique Internet IP address is not registered with the various vendors, it will be required for you to login and identify yourself as a registered TUT user.  This page will guide you on how to access the TUT LIS specific licensed electronic resources, off-campus. 

There are mainly two ways how to access specific licensed electronic resources via the Databases: A-Z List, off-campus, namely:

  1. Via the TUT Website
  2. Directly via the TUT LIS Website

 

Method 1 - Via the TUT Website

  1. Go to the TUT website: www.tut.ac.za
  2. On the bottom right hand side of the site, click on the Library and Information Services link

 

  1. Once on the TUT LIS website is opened, follow the instructions from Method 2, step 2
 

Method 2 - Via the TUT LIS Website

  1. Go directly to the TUT LIS Website:  https://lib.tut.ac.za
  2. Click on the Databases: A-Z List link

 

  1. Once on the TUT LIS Databases: A-Z List, select the specific alphabetical character, resembling the name of the electronic resource to be searched.

 

  1. Once the desired alphabetical character was selected, select the desired electronic resource name.

 

  1. Note that the resource will contain a brief description.  You will now have the opportunity to select off-campus access.  If you are anywhere else in the world accept on-campus, click on Off-Campus.
  2. Once you have clicked on the Off-Campus button, you will be directed to the login page.
  3. To login enter your Name and Surname as username and your Student/Staff Number as password.
  4. Remember this credentials must be the same as what you are registered with, at the University.

 

  1. Once your credentials has been entered, click on the Submit button.
  2. You will now be directed to the desired database platform, after authentication.

  1. Please contact your library if you experience any difficulty accessing the electronic resources, off-campus.
  2. Enjoy your searching experience.