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Web VPN: Databases that Don't Work with Web VPN

A quick tutorial on using UCSD's web VPN

Problem Databases

The following databases will not work with the VPN:

  • American Chemical Society Journals
    • Direct article linking OK, but some problems accessing journals from pubs.acs.org
  • ArtStor
  • ASTM Standards
  • PubMed
  • Reaxys
  • SciFinder
  • Up to Date
  • WebCSD

You may or may not see the database's interface and even if it does comes up, you won't be able to search and see results.  Your only work around option at this point is to use the desktop VPN (installed CISCO client), or come to campus to do your search.

The following databases may have trouble working with the VPN for some of their features:

  • Databases within Proquest (i.e., ERIC, PsycArticles, PsycINFO, Soc Abstracts & more)

However, the basic search and getting to full-text articles might work ok.