English instructions for distance learners
Access to Electronic Resources
To find and access Library electronic resources, such as databases, e-journals and e-books, outside the University premises follow the first below #3 Steps To complete an assignment by creating your bibliography, go to Step #4 .
Step #1: Change proxy settings on your browser
Watch/read the relevant video/instructions on how to set up the proxy on your web browser in order to gain access to the Library resources.
Change proxy settings on your computer:
Change proxy settings on your tablet or smartphone:
Step #2: Insert your proxy codes to gain access
When you change your proxy settings, the proxy server responds with a login window. If you have an active Library account, your proxy codes are:
Username: your Student ID Number (in CAPITALS)
Password: your date of birth in reverse order (yr/mo/day*)
Example: Password: 19900310 (for 10th March 1990*)
Password must be entered in the format yyyymmdd
yyyy = year, i.e. 1990
mm = month, i.e. 03 (March)
dd = day of the month, i.e. 10th day of the month
Step #3: Find relevant electronic material
As a distance learning student you can access remotely all Library electronic resources. Below you may find more information on what resources to use:
Databases – Selected resources (e.g. journal articles) by subject
eJournals – E-journals by publisher
eBooks – E-books & e-book series from various vendors/publishers for all the subjects
Step #4 – Manage your references
Use Refworks - The online bibliographic management tool.
Be Aware of plagiarism
Step #5 – Contact us for further help
The Library Distance Learning Service provides ongoing support for the use of electronic resources.
Operating Hours: Monday-Friday, 11:30-17:30
Tel.: +357 22 842102 & +30 698 347 8547