Answered By: Lisa Beinhoff, Ph.D., MLS, AHIP
Last Updated: Nov 05, 2019     Views: 130

Through the TTUHSC El Paso Information Technology department's Team Dynamix portal, you can access instructional material on using a VPN for the following operating systems. 

  • Mac OS X

  • Windows 7

  • Windows 8

  • Windows 10

A TTUHSC El Paso VPN connection is not required to access TTUHSC El Paso library resources. In fact, in some specific cases an active TTUHSC El Paso VPN can prevent access to library resources. For the best experience, do not activate your TTUHSC El Paso VPN when using the TTUHSC El Paso library web site or resources.

The purpose of a VPN is to grant off-campus access to resources that exist on the TTUHSC El Paso network on the TTUHSC El Paso network, such as a TTUHSC El Paso file share in the TTUHSC El Paso data center, or a TTUHSC El Paso owned desktop computer in a TTUHSC El Paso faculty office.
Subscription library resources are the opposite of this.  Library resources exist on the internet, but require that you be physically on a TTUHSC El Paso campus to prove your affiliation with TTUHSC El Paso and use the resource. The links on the library web pages and within GoldRush have been specially-crafted to grant off-campus access via eRaider without the need for a VPN.

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