Off-campus access with 'Library Access' or the 'off-campus access' button

Published on
January 9, 2019

You have a link to a journal article and you would like to access the full text? When you are off-campus, you can access licensed journals or databases without logging in to My Library first.

Library Access browser extension

All you have to do to is add the browser extension to your browser. The extension is available for Chrome, Firefox, Apple Safari and Opera, but not for Internet Explorer.

1. Go to and install the extension for the browser(s) you use

2. Select Wageningen University & Research - Library

The browser extension will show you a pop-up message when you try to access a publisher's website with licensed material. You will then be shown a message with access information.

The off-campus access button

Off campus access

The off-campus access button can be used in Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome.

1. Internet Explorer

Right-click on the button and choose 'Add to favorites' or drag the button to the favourites bar.

2. Firefox and Chrome

Drag the button to the Bookmarks Toolbar. Make sure that the Bookmarks Toolbar is displayed and that your browser accepts cookies.

Both services can be used by WUR staff and students.You can only access resources to which Wageningen UR Library subscribes. Please contact the Servicedesk for questions or remarks.