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Off-Campus Access

Most of the UT Southwestern Library’s electronic resources (e.g., journals, databases) are available for use off-campus by faculty, staff, students, residents, and fellows of UT Southwestern Medical Center and employees of UT Southwestern University Hospitals. Your status at UT Southwestern and your location will determine which access method is required or recommended. Please select your location below for specific location-based information. To view current access problems, please consult the Library Electronic Resource Access Problems list.

  • Having a problem logging in remotely (i.e., EZ Proxy, Citrix Storefront, VPN...)?
    • Try resetting your UT Southwestern password first. You can reset your UT Southwestern password while on-campus using the Campus Intranet Information Resources (IR) Password Reset page. If you are off-campus, you will need to call Campus Information Resources (IR) directly at 214-648-7600 for assistance.
    • For help with your Parknet username and password, contact the Parkland help desk at 214-590-5999.

I am located at Parkland Health and Hospital System (PHHS).

Do you have a UT Southwestern username and password?

  • If "yes", use your UT Southwestern username and password to login to EZProxy.
  • If "no" and you are a PHHS resident, use your Parknet username and password to login to EZProxy. (PHHS residents only.)

I am located at Children's Medical Center.

Do you have a UT Southwestern username and password?

  • If "yes", use your UT Southwestern username and password to login to EZProxy. If login fails, try resetting your UT Southwestern password. See details here. Contact Campus Information Resources (IR) at 214-648-7600 if you need further assistance.
  • If "no" and you are a PHHS resident, use your Parknet username and password to login to EZProxy. (PHHS residents only.)

I am located at home or somewhere else off-campus.

Do you have a UT Southwestern username and password?

  • If "yes", you can use your UT Southwestern username and password to login to EZProxy or other Remote Access options(on-campus access only).
  • If "no" and you are a PHHS resident, use your Parknet username and password to login to EZProxy. (PHHS residents only.)

I am not affiliated with UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Databases and electronic resources are not available off campus to those not affiliated with UT Southwestern. However, if you fit one of the categories below, you may use the Library Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) system to order ejournal articles or ebook pages.

  • Parkland Memorial Hospital Staff
  • Children's Medical Center Staff
  • Local Health Care Professional

I need help with EZProxy.

  • EZProxy is a web-based way to access Library resources (e.g., ejournals, databases) remotely.
  • When accessing resources through the Library’s web site or “Find It” icon in databases like PubMed, you will be prompted to log in to EZProxy.
  • Enter your UT Southwestern or Parknet username and password.
  • Your session will remain open until you close the browser window.

I need help with Off Campus Access.

There are a variety of options to connect remotely. Please consult the UT Southwestern Information Resources Remote Access to UTSW page(on-campus access only) for the best option for your scenario.