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Connectivity, Access or VPN Difficulties (Particularly for some world regions e.g. N/E Africa, SE Asia/ mainland China, Russian Federation, Zimbabwe, Mid East)
If you experience connection difficulties - particularly if you are located in regions such as N/E Africa, SE Asia/ mainland China, Russian Federation, Zimbabwe, Mid East, UAE (United Arab Emirates) and notice unusual behaviour such as server error messages or a blank screen when logging into E-Resources, please see the following advice:
You may need to access the Library using an alternative method of connection. Note - you should ensure you consult VPN and related regulations in your region.
Some options include -
- Yandex browser (when installed, activate Turbo Mode, see further guidance).
- Epic browser (you may need to activate Epic's proxy setting, also see further guidance).
- Opera browser (when installed, activate Opera VPN see further guidance).
- Citrix desktop client (important - see instructions for Windows or Mac/OSX) you can then try running a Web browser from Citrix to access the Library
- Use an alternative VPN, e.g. VPN plugin for Chrome, Firefox or other browser.
Note for Online Programmes
Online students should always log into the Library Web site for Online Programmes at http://libguides.liv.ac.uk/online If you do not log in when you visit the Library Web site you will be asked to log in when you try to access individual platforms/ collections/ E-Resources.
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